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DDU Show: Australian Music, Character Building & More!
G’day mate! The DDU Show is a unique fusion of Australian music, culture, art, science, comedy, character building, anti-bullying and audience participation. The didgeridoo has been played by Aboriginal Australians ...
Death and Dying: The Symbols and Reality of Mortality in the Backcountry
The President James K. Polk State Historic Site was dedicated in 1968. It consists of 21 acres that once belonged to the parents of the future 11th President of the United States, James Knox Polk. The Polk family ...
DESIGN A MAGLEV TRAIN
Magnetic levitation (Maglev) trains are one of the fastest and most energy-efficient forms of travel today. Using the Engineering Design Process, explore this technology by designing and testing a frictionless ...
Didgeridoo Make & Play Residency
This amazing cultural arts experience includes two to five full days of didgeridoo immersion. The residency kicks off with the DDU show and includes the same learning experience as the Aussie Funk Jam, plus more ...
DIG INTO EARTH SCIENCE
Get ready to dig into earth science and uncover living and nonliving specimens alike. Test Earth materials to determine their uses and follow the rock cycle to see changes over time.
Diggery Digger's Dino Adventure Now In 3D
While Paleontologist Diggery Diggers is showing his fossils to a live audience, he discovers a “top secret” box the museum accidentally packed. Curious, Diggery opens the box and unleashes the DinoSauroScope ...
Digital Photography & Composition (Grades 2-12)
Students will learn the foundations of how to capture stunning images by applying the elements of design and various techniques to enhance their digital photographs. The first day of this program will focus on ...
Digital Storytelling Workshops & Residencies
Workshops in Story Writing, Animation, Podcasting and Storybook App Creation Available In Person or Virtual We have three digital storytelling residency tracts or projects you can do with your students and ...
EARTH, MOON & THE GREAT BEYOND
How well do you know your solar neighbors? Create a to-scale map of our solar system while learning about other planets and conducting an investigation into the moon’s phases.
Put on your safari hat and get ready to travel. Discover characteristics of each biome and get up close and personal with live animals.
Kinetic and potential energy are on display as students design, build and test their very own contraptions. Put engineering design concepts into practice in this hands-on class.
ENGINEERING 1, 2, 3
Use the engineering design process including testing materials, building structures and completing circuits to investigate real-world challenges. Discover different types of engineering and find out what it takes ...
Observe and study the properties of solids, liquids and gases. Conduct exciting experiments involving mixing and changing matter.
Express Yourself Club
Students in rising grades 6 – 8 are invited to attend Express Yourself Club with a music therapist from Piedmont Music Therapy. Students will focus on creative outlet in dealing with anxiety and emotional issues. ...
FETAL PIG DISSECTION
Junior surgeons will gain a better understanding of human anatomy and the interdependency of body systems through the dissection of a fetal pig. Additional material cost of $10 per participant. Call for information ...
FORCE & MOTION
Feel and see the forces around you. Experiment with Newton’s Laws of Motion through a variety of activities, then try and harness those laws in a final team challenge.
FORECASTING THE WEATHER
Students will learn about the tools meteorologist use to gather information and analyze data. We’ll compare weather patterns and try to predict what weather will be like from season to season.
GENETIC FINGERPRINTING WITH PCR
Delve deeper into the world of DNA by exploring the concepts behind Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) techniques. Perform a hands-on experiment using a PCR machine and gel electrophoresis to solve a mystery. **Note ...
Habitats of the Carolinaas
Students will take a journey through the Carolinas from the mountains to the sea stopping along the way to explore how these habitats help meet the needs of native animals. Students will examine real specimens and ...
HOT & COLD
Heat is all in your mind! Use your bare hands to cause color changes and see what you look like through an infrared camera. Make fascinating, hands-on discoveries about conduction, convection and radiation.
I Have a Dream: How Martin Climbed the Mountain
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had a dream, but he did not dream alone. Skillfully using stories and music, Reggie highlights how the contributions of Frederick Douglas, Harriet Tubman, Benjamin Banneker (inventor), ...
I LIKE TO MOVE IT, MOVE IT
This action-packed class is perfect for hands-on learners. Explore the forces of push, pull and gravity as you participate in a variety of exciting challenges.
In Person Self Guided K-12 Field Trips
Discover the history of the South from 1865 to today. Step inside a tenant farmer’s house, explore a cotton mill, try on clothes in an early Belk department store, sit at a lunch counter to hear stories from local ...
INSIDE OUT DISSECTION
Junior surgeons will explore the comparative anatomy and the intricacies of organisms through the completion of a dissection. Call for information about other organs available to dissect. Additional material cost ...
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Levine Museum of the New South
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North Carolina Youth Tap Ensemble
Paul Taylor, Australian Culture
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Southeast Center for Arts Integration
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