Animal Architects
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Did you know animals are also engineers and architects? Learn about some cool structures animals create and meet some of these “animal architects”!

Animals of Biotechnology
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Animals are used in many ways in the field of biotechnology. Come meet a few animals and learn how they are helping us to understand our world and help us solve problems!

Cleaning Up Oil Spills
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Disaster!!  Oil has spilled in the ocean!  Animals and delicate ecosystems are in danger!  What do we do to clean up this mess?  Participants will learn how different materials interact and problem solve to clean up a miniature model “oil spill.” Which method (or combination of methods) works best?  If you were in charge of clean up, what would you do?

Climate Conversations
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
Let’s talk about climate change, sea level rise and what we can all do to help. Learn about encouraging stories that inspire us to take action against warming on our planet and ways you can make an impact!

Nature of Dye
NC Museum of Natural Sciences
“Nature of Dye” allows participants to create their own dyes and art while exploring how chemicals interact and how these interactions can have real-world applications. Participants predict, observe, and share what they notice as they experiment with the dyes. What’s your favorite color to mix?