Wednesday, July 30, 2014

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Food Science

Candy Science
What's better than eating candy? Experimenting with it! Find out what happens when you put marshmallows in a vacuum and look for hidden colors in candy.
free with admission
11 AM

Butterfly Releases

Join us as we release new exotic butterflies into the Magic Wings Conservatory.
free with admission
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Meet a Scientist

Learn more about how the brain works and try exercising your brain!
Meet Dr. Donita Robinson and some of her students and researchers from the Psychology Department at the Bowles Center for Brain Studies at UNC Chapel Hill.

We've been focusing on food science this week in the lab, good healthy foods and physical exercise can help our brains stay healthy.
free with admission
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Super Science Show

Liquid Nitrogen
Come see a "really cool" show on the freezing power of liquid nitrogen. Tickets are free but seats can be reserved the day of the show at the Admissions Desk.
SHOWTIMES: 1:30 AND 2:30 PM
free with admission
2 PM

Meet the Keeper

Join Animal Keepers at our Explore the Wild animal exhibits and learn what it is like to care for black bears, red wolves and lemurs.
free with admission
2:30 PM

Spiders, Frogs and Other Feeding Frenzies

Join our Entomologist and watch as giant spiders, poison dart frogs and other predators in the Insectarium devour their daily meal.
free with admission
3 PM

Butterfly Releases

Join us as we release new exotic butterflies into the Magic Wings Conservatory.
free with admission
4:30 PM - 5 PM

Farmyard Up Close

Help the Animal Keepers close the Farmyard for the evening and learn more about your favorite Farmyard animals.
free with admission