April 10-26, 2015

UNC Science Expo

Saturday, April 12 at 10:00 amChapel Hill
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Join us for demonstrations, hands-on activities, behind-the-scenes tours of research labs, exhibits, stage presentations and science-related arts and crafts at the UNC Science Expo! Learn about 3-D printing, Google Glass, giant waves, virtual reality, robotics, DNA, fossils and much more! This free event with activities for all ages takes place on UNC’s campus along Cameron Avenue, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014.

Visit the Sustainability Center and the Solar Stage sponsored by Chapel Hill Parks and Recreation to find out about the ways our community stays green and to learn a few tips on how you can live more sustainably.  Talk to university scientists and learn about current science research happening on UNC’s campus. Check out the “Small Science” play area, a safe and interactive space for children ages 2-8 to explore, play and build.

Come early to cheer on or participate in the 5K for Fitness (9 a.m. start time) sponsored by the Public School Foundation and Fleet Feet Sports Carrboro/Durham, and join the parade (leaving from McCorkle Place at 9:45 a.m.) with the Carolina Hurricane’s mascot Stormy and the Storm Squad to kickoff the Expo! (Click here for 5K for Fitness race registration.)

Bring your family, friends and classmates to this science open house! Teachers are welcome to bring field trip groups. Food trucks will be available for lunch, snacks and drinks.


Please contact Terry Gunnels at 919-843-3474 or tgunnels@unc.edu in advance for parking and other logistical information.


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Time & Date
Saturday, April 12 at 10:00 am
UNC Campus - Cameron Avenue
200 E Cameron Ave
Chapel Hill, NC 27514