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 NC’s Coastal Plain Region will be highlighted in this class which can be tailored to each grade level and curriculum focus.
Program length is 45 minutes.

This program is held onsite at our Downtown Raleigh location.

Curriculum Correlation(s):   K.L.1, 1.L.1, 1.L.2, 2.L.1, 3.L.2, 4.L.1, 5.L.2; Next Generation Science Standards: K-LS1, K-ESS3-1, 1-LS1-1, 2-LS4-1, 3-LS4-3, 4-LS1-1, 5-LS2-1

Scheduling Instructions: Scheduling is now closed for the 2023/2024 school year. Scheduling for the upcoming school year will begin on Tuesday, July 30 for programs in October–January, and Tuesday, August 27 for programs in February–May. A link to the scheduling request form will be added once scheduling begins.

Please note that only 30 people total will be allowed in the program classroom. Two of those people must be adults, and at least one of them must be a teacher. All remaining chaperones, siblings, etc. are welcome to explore the Museum during the program.

Scholarship Opportunities: Funding may be available to cover all or part of program fees for qualifying schools. Please indicate your interest in the Additional Information section of the Scheduling Request Form.