Programs & Events

Programs & Events

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Rocks Rock

Summer Camp Discover why North Carolina is called the “rock and mineral” state. Start a rock collection, excavate a fossil, and break open a geode. 07/20/2015 - 8:45am

Science Cafe: Buried Treasures

Science Talks Chat with microbiologists Dr. Elizabeth Shank and Kriti Sharma about what is known and what's waiting to be discovered about the mysterious microbial world underground. 06/25/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: Ecology You Can Eat - North Carolina’s Estuarine Fishes

Science Talks, Science Cafe In this Science Café, we will highlight some of NC's more than 100 species of cool fishes – many of which seem very exotic even though they are actually quite common members of our estuarine communities, perhaps increasingly so in the case of tropical species. 05/28/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: Sounds of Summer: Cicadas

Science Talks Join us to find out how to recognize and identify some of North Carolina’s most common cicada species. 06/11/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Cafe: What Happens When you Flush? Or When you Can’t Flush?

Science Talks We’ll discuss how human waste is treated to protect our rivers, lakes, and streams. 06/18/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Saturday: Counting Carbon in Trees from Space

Science Talks This presentation describes how cutting-edge remote sensing technologies are used to count trees and their carbon storage from space, supporting a better understanding of rapid environmental change. 06/06/2015 - 11:00am

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 07/02/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 08/06/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 09/03/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 10/01/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Science Trivia nights at the NC Museum of Natural Sciences feature a mix of questions about science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 11/05/2015 - 7:00pm

Science Trivia!

Event Questions feature a mix of science facts, current news, pop culture and scientific discoveries. 06/04/2015 - 7:00pm

Special Astronomy Lecture: Searching for the Oldest Stars

Science Talks Having discovered several of the oldest and most primitive stars using the world’s largest telescopes, speaker Anna Frebel will tell fascinating discovery stories, and show spectacular videos, that illustrate what it means to be a scientist in this day and age. 06/04/2015 - 7:30pm

Talons, Paws, and Claws

Summer Camp What is the difference between talons or claws? We find animals all around us. This camp will investigate who lives in our backyard and who lives afar. 07/20/2015 - 1:30pm

Talons, Paws, and Claws

Summer Camp What is the difference between talons or claws? We find animals all around us. This camp will investigate who lives in our backyard and who lives afar. 06/22/2015 - 1:30pm

The Chemistry of Perfume

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore the science of scent and create our own solid-perfume take-home! 07/09/2015 - 6:30pm

The Chemistry of Perfume

Family Program, Workshop or Trip Join us as we explore the science of scent and create our own solid-perfume take-home! 07/09/2015 - 6:30pm

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 01/27/2015 - 9:00am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 01/27/2015 - 9:00am

Walk Through the Seasons

Family Program Explore nature at Prairie Ridge with a Museum naturalist 01/27/2015 - 9:00am

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