Prairie Ridge: What Lives Here

Explore the prairie and its woodland edge looking for signs of life. We will see how each environment meets the needs of the animals that live here. Add a pond session to your program for an additional $60 per class. What Lives Here Program: 60 minutes long; Pond Add-on: Additional 60 minutes This program is… Read More >

Treasures of the NC Coastal Plain

North Carolina supports a wide diversity of plants and animals, from the mountains to the sea! During this class, students will discover some of the living treasures that can be found in the Coastal Plain, unravel their connections, and discover what makes this region of our state so special. Live plants and animals native to… Read More >

Animals Alive!

There are many kinds of animals in all shapes, sizes, and colors roaming our planet. They move in different ways, have various body coverings, and live in different habitats with a variety of needs. In this program, students will meet live animals, observe their similarities and differences, and learn about their habitats and needs for… Read More >

Butterflies and Moths

Explore the life cycle of insects through a close examination of butterflies and moths. Students will practice their observation skills to learn more about the adaptations of these scale-winged creatures. Program length is 45 minutes. This virtual program is designed to connect your group with a Museum educator online for an interactive program. Whether your… Read More >

Dinosaurs Roar!

Head back to the Cretaceous and embark on a discovery of Tyrannosaurus and Triceratops and the world around them. Program length is 45 minutes. This virtual program is designed to connect your group with a Museum educator online for an interactive program. Whether your students are learning from home or in the classroom (or both),… Read More >

Meet the Animals

Meet some of our live animal ambassadors and learn about their characteristics, adaptations, and the important roles they play in our environment. We offer a variety of themes, including reptiles, North Carolina natives, tropical animals and more. To request a specific theme or connection to a unit in your classroom, please include that information when… Read More >