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3525
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The Coastal North Carolina exhibit at the N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences seeks to give visitors the feel of being at the beach. At scent stations, various coastal aromas can be sampled, and a 1,200-gallon aquarium brings aquatic life up close.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 5 Issue 2, Fall/Winter 1997, p10-11, il
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3527
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The expanded N.C. State Museum of Natural Sciences, opening in 1999, will showcase ten major exhibits on the state. The Mountains to the Sea exhibit will span two floors and five habitats, featuring live animals and a 20-foot waterfall.
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3765
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The new North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, which opens in 1999, will contain a three-story glass Living Conservatory. The exhibit will recreate a dry tropical forest complete with plants, animals, and sounds.
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20841
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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will open in 1999 with ten major exhibits. In this continuing series on the exhibits, Walters takes readers behind the scenes to describe how the exhibit on prehistoric North Carolina is taking shape.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Fall/Win 1998, p10-11, il
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20850
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The old museum is right next door to the new North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Estimates are that it will take at least five months to move the heavy boxes of books, delicate containers of plates, and over 3,000 live animals, not to mention the offices of nearly one hundred staff people. Walters explains what it will take to move the Southeast's largest natural history museum.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Fall/Win 1999, p10-11, il
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20842
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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences will open soon with ten major exhibits. In this continuing series on the exhibits, Walters takes readers behind the scenes to describe how the exhibit on arthropods is taking shape.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 7 Issue 1, Spr/Sum 1999, p10-11, il
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34542
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The Living Conservatory at the Museum of Natural Sciences has opened a new exhibit for tropical species. Live animals will be housed in the conservatory, and minimal barriers will be between them and visitors that walk through the conservatory. The conservatory will showcase tropical birds, butterflies, amphibians, reptiles, plants, and more.
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34559
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The Junior Curator position at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences helps students between grades 7 and 12 to learn about what it takes to work with live animals at the museum. This article focuses on high school senior Elizabeth Jones, who started as a seventh grader in the program. The Junior Curator position allows students to interact with animals, lead education and outreach programs, and hone their skills to become a leader in the curator circuit.
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North Carolina Naturalist (NoCar QH 76.5 N8 N68), Vol. 9 Issue 1, Spring/Summer 2001, p9-11, il, por