Natural Things: Notes from a Natural History Museum | News

Streams of running water have been important to people as far back as we can tell. The ancient Greeks named diverse Naiads who presided over the supernatural aspects of streams. Closer to home, the colonial Spanish recognized the importance of streams. Many of the Mexican land grants that were issued to colonists before 1836 referred … Read more

PCC notes: Elementary students participate in science activities on Earth Day

WINTERVILLE, NC – Students from a pair of Pitt County elementary schools visited the Pitt Community College campus this month to participate in “Crayons to College,” an event designed to introduce them to STEM-related career fields. Held April 22 in the Walter & Marie Williams Building, “Crayons to College” featured PCC science instructors leading fifth-graders … Read more