February 22 - Toy Factory (National Engineering Week)
Have you ever pondered the inner workings of your most cherished toys?
February 29 - Lucky Leaplings (Leap Year Day)
Welcome to intriguing world of leap years, where time's delicate dance is revealed through a fascinating phenomenon. Join us as we unravel the reasons behind leap years, explore their impact on our seasons, peek into the planetary perspectives, and celebrate the unique individuals known as leaplings.
March 07 - Coral Reef Creatures (Marine Biology)
Dive in and experience the captivating magic of coral reefs, where the wonders of the ocean await your discovery!
March 14 - Light it Up (Circuits)
Join us on this electrifying expedition where you'll snap, connect, and illuminate the path to understanding circuits. As we uncover the intricacies of simple circuits and the diverse sources of electricity, you'll gain a newfound appreciation for the power that flows through our lives. Get ready to shine a light on the captivating world of circuits and energy generation.
March 21 - Piedmont Plateau (Geography)
Explore the diverse and captivating geography of North Carolina, where a journey from the coast to the mountains reveals a rich tapestry of landscapes, ecosystems, and natural wonders. Prepare to explore the three distinct regions of North Carolina and immerse yourself in the unique soil compositions, plant life, and animal species that define each area.
March 28 - Shake It Up (Plate tectonics, continental drift, earthquakes)
Prepare to be captivated by the majestic forces that continue to shape our world, leaving an indelible mark on Earth's ever-evolving story.
April 04 - Energy Savers (Environmental)
Join us on this enlightening expedition, where we'll unravel the complexities, benefits, and challenges of renewable and non-renewable energy sources. As we weigh the scales between environmental responsibility and energy demands, you'll gain the knowledge to make informed choices that impact our shared future.
April 11 - Wetland Wanderers (Environmental)
Don your explorer's hat and join us on this immersive journey into the heart of wetlands. Let us celebrate the beauty, diversity, and ecological significance of these remarkable landscapes. ogether, we'll embrace the role of wetland wanderers, united by our love for nature and our commitment to preserving the fragile balance of these unique habitats.
April 25 - Pollination Power (Environmental)
Welcome to the captivating world of "pollination power," a natural phenomenon that underpins the survival and prosperity of ecosystems and humanity alike.
North Carolina Coastal Land Trust will be here for an inhouse field trip to teach about pollination too; children will go home with a plant/flower potted in a small terracotta pot.
May 02 - Prehistoric Creatures (Paleontology)
With the aid of your present-day scientific prowess, we shall delve into the creation of fossils, peering into the past to comprehend how these remnants of prehistoric life were formed.
May 09 - Deep Sea Creatures (Marine Biology)
Go on an extraordinary mission of exploring of deep-sea wonders, venturing into the mysterious world beneath the waves.
May 16 - Extreme Weather (Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Thunderstorm)
Welcome to the exhilarating and unpredictable world of extreme weather, where nature unleashes its most powerful and awe-inspiring forces.
May 23 - Space Travel (Astronomy)
Welcome to the extraordinary world of space exploration, where we'll embark on a journey beyond the confines of Earth and delve into the captivating realms of building rockets, the International Space Station (ISS), becoming an astronaut, and the thrilling concept of space colonization.