Peak to Shore
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Take a virtual trip through North Carolina from peaks to shores and rivers to lakes in our Curiosity Square. Explore our state’s geology, geography, and ecology through hands-on activities. Best of all, adventure in Marbles NEWEST exhibit, River Play-Way—a pretend river designed to spark curiosity and inspire conservation.
Pin the Pollinator: Help pollinate our state flower: Try and pin the pollinator sticker on the dogwood flower blindfolded. Learn about the key role that pollinators play in our food web and ecosystems!
Squirreling Around: Are you ready for winter? Learn about wildlife science and ecology by seeing how many acorns you can hold, the more you hold the more food for winter.
Making Mountains: Ever wondered how mountains are formed? Use fabric and your muscles to explore how the Blue Ridge Mountains were made through plate techtonics.
Seashell Shuffle: Ever seen seashells at the beach? Match the shells to the native species and learn how they survive in our ocean to learn about species identification.