Riverside Science

Learn all about the Dan River and it's fascinating ecosystem.

Bookable Group Program

Additional Fee
10 and up
30 minutes

Learn about our local ecosystem and watershed directly from the Dan River. Walk down by the river for a first-hand lesson in ecology including simple water-monitoring techniques. All participants must wear long pants and closed-toe shoes.

Additional time may be required.

About Group Programs

Programs are explorations where participants watch and engage with a Science Center educator who showcases amazing scientific experiments to guests.

Riverside Science s is designed for grades 4–8.

Virginia Standards of Learning:

  • 4th Grade: 8
  • 6th Grade: 8 and 9
  • Life Science: 5 and 7

North Carolina Standard Course of Study:

  • Earth System, Structures: 6.3, 8.2 and 8.3