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Upcoming trip to witness a solar eclipse from the Grand Teton Mountains (August 2017)!

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Featured Adult Workshop in March 2017

 

Growing Up WILD

Saturday March 18

9 AM – 3 PM

Strengthen your skills at helping young children, ages 3-7, develop a sense of wonder about nature. Learn safe and effective ways for them to explore wildlife and their habitats.  Activity guide provided through the NC Wildlife Resources Commission

$10 Members / $12 Non-Members

Call 704-854-6676 to register. Registration deadline March 10.


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Project Food, Land & People
Saturday December 10th
9:30am-4pm
$10 Members/$12 Nonmembers

This engaging workshop highlights the interdependency between healthy natural resources and a viable agricultural economy by making connections between people, the land and our food. Formal and nonformal educators will receive interdisciplinary lesson plans and activities to assist them in implementing the K-12 curriculum. Provided via a partnership with the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Soil & Water Conservation.

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Project Learning Tree: K-12
Monday January 23rd
9am-4pm
$10 Members/ $12 Nonmembers

This award-winning workshop provides the tools educators need to bring the environment into the classroom and their students into the environment. Topics range from local to global natural and built environments. Formal and nonformal educators will receive interdisciplinary lesson plans and activities to assist them in implementing the K-12 curriculum. Provided via a partnership with the American Forest Foundation.

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Cordage 101
Saturday February 18th
1pm-4pm
$25 members/$30 nonmembers

Before there was duct tape, our world was held together with cordage. In this beginners course we will discuss plant and animal fibers that can be used as bindings, identify local plants used to make cordage, work with various manufacturing techniques, and weave a traditional net. All supplies and supplemental material included.

 


 

March 2017

Growing Up WILD

Saturday March 18

9 AM – 3 PM

Strengthen your skills at helping young children, ages 3-7, develop a sense of wonder about nature. Learn safe and effective ways for them to explore wildlife and their habitats.  Activity guide provided through the NC Wildlife Resources Commission

$10 Members / $12 Non-Members

Call 704-854-6676 to register. Registration deadline March 10.


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April 2017

Knapping Basics
Saturday April 8th
9am-4pm
$115 members/ $125 nonmembers


Stone tools were the cutting edge of technology for thousands of years. Discuss the evolution of stone tools and explore the basics of shaping stone using traditional methods of percussion and pressure flaking. Individual knapping kit with all of the essentials included.

 


 

May 2017

Leopold Education Project
Saturday May 13th
9am-4pm
$45 members/$50 nonmembers

Explore the outdoors, observe nature, and begin to develop your own land ethic. The Leopold
Education Project (LEP) is an innovative and interdisciplinary environmental education curriculum based on the essays in A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold. Supplemental materials and curriculum guide included.


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June 2017

Advanced WILD
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July 2017

Wild Foods
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Upcoming trip to the Grand Tetons for an unforgettable solar eclipse experience. Click for more details.

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Click here to connect with us on Meetup to join the group conversation and learn more about Schiele After Hours!

 

Schiele After Hours: Living Sustainably Without Losing Friends
Thursday January 12th
7pm-9pm
$5 Members/$7 Nonmembers

You want to save the planet. Recycle, use less plastics, buy responsibly. But who wants to be the "odd one" and miss out on all the fun like eating out and going to parties? Dr. Nicole Peterson says you shouldn't have to choose between living sustainably and being social. Through the Integrated Network for Social Sustainability, Dr. Peterson is changing the way we plan and practice sustainable living.

 


 

Schiele After Hours: Those Aren't Aliens
Thursday February 2nd
7pm-9pm
$5 Members/$7 Nonmembers

An evening for adults where you can test your mind with trivia, enjoy refreshments, a beer, interesting speakers, and experience a show in our new Science Theater! Dawn Flynn, a museum curator, explains what the ancient arthropods, trilobites, can tell us about our world today. Join our MeetUp group for more information.

 


 

The Science of Misinformation: A Schiele After Hours Special Event
Thursday, March 9
7 – 9 PM


Learn about the prevalence, consequences and remedies for misinformation in mass media systems, presented by Brian Southwell from RTI International and Duke University. Schiele After Hours is a laidback adult evening series that combines guest speakers with trivia, a science theater show, beer and refreshments.


$5 Members / $7 Non-Members / Free for Teachers.

 

 


 

 

Please contact us at 704.854.6676 for more information about Adult Education at The Schiele Museum. 

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