We are happy to announce that through the NC Science Museums Grant Program, under the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and the NC Department of Natural and Cultural Resources, we were awarded funds to help sustain the Museum and grow STEM/STEAMA education programs for schoolkids and the public, such as:
Please call Anne Skinner at (910) 296-2149 for more information.
Preschool Programs:(Currently Available)
Staff has made available educational programs for preschool classes that visit the Museum that relate to gardening, agriculture, and more. Teachers bringing classes to the museum will be able to select from a menu of hands-on activities and investigations that teach children about plants, insects, soil, weather, the position of the sum in the sky, and seasons.
1st Grade Programs:(Available in the 2019-2020 school year)
What do plants need for growth and energy? Programs that will address this question will take place in both the Museum’s Joann Cowan Brown Botanical Garden and kitchen garden, as well as in classrooms.
5th Grade Programs: (Available in the 2019-2020 school year)
Our science programs for 5th grade students will help them build a strong foundation in science while having fun in order to develop positive attitudes toward science. Further, we hope to develop skills and content knowledge for students that they will build on throughout their school years.
9th Grade Programs: (Available in the 2019-2020 school year)
Earth/environmental science programs for 9th grade students.