On Saturday, January 12, 2019 the Museum will host 30 North Carolina middle and high school Science Olympiad teams and offer them the opportunity to participate in practice events designed to help them get ready for competition. In addition to offering 12 practice events for preregistered teams, the Museum will provide Science Olympiad-themed activities and presentations that walk-in visitors can enjoy throughout the day.*
Registration for the Showcase is being handled by NC Science Olympiad. Please visit the NC Science Olympiad website for more information.
Science Olympiad-themed Presentations (available to all visitors)
SECU Daily Planet Theater
1st, 2nd or 3rd floors, Nature Research Center
Topics and times TBA
Windows on the World
3rd floor, Nature Exploration Center
1:30 pm & 2:30 pm – Meet the Animals: Amphibians vs Reptiles
Activities & Resource Tables (available to all visitors)
Additional activities and resources will be posted as information becomes available.
- Forensic Entomology
- Duct Tape Crafts
- Ping Pong Parachute
- Potions & Poisons: Exploring pH
- Potions & Poisons: Venomous Snakes
- Reptiles & Amphibians
- Say It, Do It
*Please note that the Naturalist Center, the Natural World Investigate Lab, the Micro World Investigate Lab and the Visual World Investigate Lab will be used for Science Olympiad testing and closed to the public.