From citizen science projects to educational videos, families, teens and adults can find what they need to stay connected with NCMNS and the natural world.
Enhance your visit to the Museum, learn exciting facts about nature and discover new natural science websites.
Have a question about the Natural World? Ask one of our Naturalists, tell us where and when, provide us any additional information that might be useful, then attach a photo of the finding and/or observation.
Take A Child Outside is a program designed to encourage children and adults to spend time together outdoors. By giving parents, grandparents and teachers information on outdoor activities and places to go, our goal is to help children develop a better understanding and appreciation of the environment and an enthusiasm for exploring the natural world.
You're just a click away from adventures to fascinating places. Your class can explore the wonders of the deep sea or the marvels of Belize by submitting questions to Museum staff and North Carolina educators in the field. The travelers’ responses will be posted on our blogs along with daily reports and data you can use for projects in the classroom or at home.
Join the Museum’s Educator Mailing List to receive notices about upcoming workshops, special exhibits previews and other offerings for educators. Already on the list? Use the link to update your information.
Let your classroom join efforts restoring American shad, an important and once-abundant species, to the Roanoke and Neuse Rivers. Apply to participate in this hands-on program and receive materials, training, and financial support to bring science to life through this exciting project.