April 10-26, 2015

2015 North Carolina Science Festival

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April 10
Student Explorers: When Science and History Meet 4/109:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Edenton Take a trip back in time to explore the science and technology from North Carolina's past. In this fun-filled interactive field-trip, students will tour the James Iredell House in beautiful downtown Edenton and learn about the...
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Scientific Tours of an 18th Century Home 4/1010:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Edenton Take a trip back in time as you journey through the science behind an 18th-century home. How did colonial North Carolinians stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer? What technology did they have to prepare their food...
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Alleghany County Health and Wellness Celebration 4/1011:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Sparta Join us for a two day celebration of health and wellness this year as part of the 2015 NC Science Festival! Day 1- Family Fitness-Family Olympics Teams compete for prizes (don't worry: everyone wins something):  mildly...
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Kayaking for Kids 4/101:00 pm - 3:00 p.m.Beaufort Kayaking for Kids is a great way to get on the water and explore the salt marshes and sandbars of North Carolina's beautiful coast. Learn more about healthy wetland ecosystems and maybe catch a glimpse of some species that call...
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Little Nature Hikers 4/101:30 pm - 2:30 p.m.Raleigh Join a nature instructor and other families for a guided walk around our beautiful park with your child. Meet other families in your community and learn about nature. We'll see birds, insects, mammals and reptiles basking in the...
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Schiele Science Cafe: Tiny Houses 4/106:00 pm - 8:00 p.m.Gastonia Gather for a face-to-face lively discussion about intriguing topics! Ask questions, share opinions, and express ideas with other science lovers in this relaxed and friendly social environment. No science background is...
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Evening at PARI: Astronomy Inspired Music 4/107:00 pm - 9:00 p.m.Rosman PARI helps kick off the NC Science Festival in western North Carolina with a special musical event. Weather permitting, this event will be held in the PARI Nature Center outdoor planetarium under the night sky. More details as...
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April 11
Southest Raleigh Elementary Science Olympiad Tournament 4/118:30 am - 2:30 p.m.Raleigh Come check out the Southeast Raleigh division A Science Olympiad tournament! Division A is for students in kindergarten through 6th grade. Events include 3, 2, 1 Blast Off! where teams make rockets from soda bottles, First In...
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Triangle SciTech Expo 4/119:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Raleigh The Expo is a large and growing educational event that each year attracts more than 6,000 visitors. The Expo features more than 50 hands-on exhibits, games, crafts and activities, as well as a series of fascinating presentations....
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Playhouse Build Fest 4/1110:00 am - 2:00 p.m.Boone This free celebration of problem solving and creativity will feature hands-on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities for kids aged 2-12. Last year's Build Fest attracted 1,000 attendees and featured...
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Fun with Fungus 4/1110:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Wilmington Enter the intriguing world of mushrooms and fungus during our Family Science Saturday at the NC Azalea Festival. Make a model of your own mushroom to take home and use nature's recyclers to grow your very own edible mushrooms.
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Mountain Science Expo: Full STEAM Ahead! 4/1110:00 am - 5:00 p.m.Asheville Come celebrate the fourth annual Mountain Science Expo at The North Carolina Arboretum! We're moving "Full STEAM Ahead" this year, featuring over 20 hands-on demonstrations, activities, crafts and special presentations that focus...
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Songs of the Deep: Why Whales Sing and Olives Float 4/1111:00 am - 12:30 p.m.Mt. Pleasant Did you know that the blue whale is the loudest creature on earth? Their songs can be heard from hundreds of miles away. How and why do blue whales, and their smaller relatives, communicate? Why do olives float--and how does that...
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Get S.T.E.M. Ed. 2 4/111:00 pm - 5:00 p.m.Charlotte Take a virtual trip across the habitats of North Carolina and experience the Mountains, the Piedmont, and the Coast! Get S.T.E.M. Ed. 2 is a science adventure course event for kindergarten through 8th grade students. From 1-5...
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Come Build with Us! Lego Showcase Event! 4/111:00 pm - 6:00 p.m.High Point Build with us at High Point University, where we'll have 20 LEGO Education activities designed for students grades preK-8. A competition will be held for each grade brand, and even parents can get in on the fun with workshops...
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April 12
STEAM at the NC Railway Museum and New Hope Valley Railway 4/1210:00 am - 4:30 p.m.New Hill The NC Railway Museum and New Hope Valley Railway are once again thrilled to invite you to a special event in which you learn all about the science and technology of the railroad! This year's event will feature an interactive...
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Fun with Fungus 4/1210:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Wilmington Enter the intriguing world of mushrooms and fungus during our Family Science Saturday at the NC Azalea Festival. Make a model of your own mushroom to take home and use nature's recyclers to grow your very own edible mushrooms.
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Bird-Lore and More 4/121:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.Charlotte Birds are amazing! From their surprising behaviors to their spectacular colors, species of birds tell us a lot about our world -- like how well we're taking care of our home. Hear from local authorities about why birds...
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April 13
Scaling STEM: Strategies That Engage Minds Conference 4/139:00 am - 5:00 p.m.Durham The Scaling STEM: Strategies That Engage Minds conference is an opportunity for all educators and communityand business leaders to learn from experts from across the state and nation to advance STEM education for...
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Seeing Color: Art, Vision and the Brain 4/139:00 am - 5:00 p.m.Durham Join the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences for our biennial symposium with leading researchers, art historians and artists from across the U.S. and beyond, coming together to discuss how we see color: an exploration of color,...
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April 14
Student Explorers: When Science and History Meet 4/149:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Edenton Take a trip back in time to explore the science and technology from North Carolina's past. In this fun-filled interactive field-trip, students will tour the James Iredell House in beautiful downtown Edenton and learn about the...
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Scaling STEM: Strategies That Engage Minds Conference 4/149:00 am - 5:00 p.m.Durham The Scaling STEM: Strategies That Engage Minds conference is an opportunity for all educators and communityand business leaders to learn from experts from across the state and nation to advance STEM education for...
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April 15
Science in Action Celebration 4/158:00 am - 12:30 p.m.Swannanoa Our 2nd Annual Science in Action celebration will include several visiting local scientists (from local colleges, the Nature Center, and The Science House). They'll be ready to wow you with hands-on demonstrations, interactive...
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Scaling STEM: Strategies That Engage Minds Conference 4/159:00 am - 5:00 p.m.Durham The Scaling STEM: Strategies That Engage Minds conference is an opportunity for all educators and communityand business leaders to learn from experts from across the state and nation to advance STEM education for...
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The Oyster Fishery of North Carolina 4/1512:00 pm - 1:00 p.m.Beaufort The oyster is an amazing invertebrate! Our state's history of oyster fishing has led to interstate fights, scientific research projects and major restoration efforts. Even if you don't like to eat oysters, you'll enjoy this...
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Celebration of Undergraduate Research 4/151:00 pm - 3:30 p.m.Chapel Hill Curious to know about current research at a leading university? Join use for the annual Celebration of Undergraduate Research (CUR) -- a research symposium for UNC undergrads held in the Frank Porter Graham Student...
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Frog and Toad Adventures 4/151:30 pm - 2:30 p.m.Raleigh Everybody knows that frogs and toads are related. But do you know exactly how they're alike and how they're different? Come find out as we use nets to search for tadpoles, frogs and toads! Parent/guardian must pay and register...
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Flight and Space Story Time 4/154:00 pm - 5:00 p.m.Laurinburg Join us at Scotland County Memorial Library for two special story times, focusing on flight and space, the Wright Brothers, Kitty Hawk and other notable figures from flight and space exploration.
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April 16
Gateway To Science 4/169:00 am - 5:00 p.m.Greensboro What is Nano? Come see state-of-the-art equipment and labs, interact with graduate students, and take the Journey to the Nano Scale using the only HeIon Microscope in Southeastern United States that can zoom to 0.35 nanometer!...
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Flight Over Scotland County Memorial Library 4/164:00 pm - 5:30 p.m.Laurinburg Join us at Scotland County Library where a physics professor will present an exciting exploration of flight as seen through hands-on physics demos and experiments.
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Parts of Us 4/164:00 pm - 5:00 p.m.Kannapolis Explore cool facts about the human body while enjoying Tedd Arnold’s crazy stories about body parts. Then have fun with hands-on experiments all related to our amazing anatomy and fascinating physiology! Recommended for ages...
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STEM Open House 4/165:00 pm - 7:00 p.m.Kannapolis The STEM Open House is a fun, interactive event for the community showcasing the College's science, technology, engineering and math programs. The College will host dozens of interactive exhibits for kids and adults of all ages...
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Fermentation: the Original Sustainable Practice 4/166:00 pm - 8:00 p.m.Boone Join us as Dr. Brett Taubman, analytical and brewing chemist at ASU, discusses beer science and the rise of microbreweries in the great state of North Carolina. Refreshments begin at 6 pm.
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April 17
Isothermal Science & Technology Expo 4/178:00 am - 2:00 p.m.Spindale Every sixth grader from Rutherford and Polk counties spends the day on campus for the Isothermal Science & Technology Expo. The event features 32 interactive exhibits that cover virtually every broad aspect of...
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Carolinas STEM Conference 4/178:30 am - 3:30 p.m.Charlotte Innovation. Exploration. Discovery. This isn’t your typical education conference. At the Carolinas STEM Conference, you will put your design skills and ingenuity to the test in an all-out STEM immersion experience. Learn about...
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STEM Open House 4/179:00 am - 12:00 p.m.Kannapolis The STEM Open House is a fun, interactive event for the community showcasing the College's science, technology, engineering and math programs. The College will host dozens of interactive exhibits for kids and adults of all ages...
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sciVisit 4/179:00 am - 12:00 p.m.Dallas In April 2015, Gaston College will host the fourth annual sciVisit, a free, outreach expo to promote science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education. The purpose of sciVisit is to expose high school students...
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Scientific Tours of an 18th Century Home 4/1710:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Edenton Take a trip back in time as you journey through the science behind an 18th-century home. How did colonial North Carolinians stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer? What technology did they have to prepare their food...
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Exploring the Rachel Carson Reserve 4/171:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.Beaufort Get up close and personal with some of the plants and animals of the Rachel Carson Reserve. This National Estuarine Research Reserve is home to numerous birds, mollusks, crustaceans and fish indigenous to North Carolina. A...
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Lean In, Women in Science 4/175:00 pm - 7:30 p.m.Durham We are proud to offer the opportunity to meet 6 fascinating and accomplished women and to learn about their contributions to science. 5:00 PM - Panel Discussion, Auditorium, NCSSM, 1219 Broad St. Durham, NC. (Open to...
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April 18
Explore the NC Science Olympiad Division A Tournament 4/189:00 am - 2:30 p.m.Raleigh Come check out the Wake County division A Science Olympiad tournament! Division A is for students in kindergarten through 6th grade. Events include 3, 2, 1 Blast Off! where teams make rockets from soda bottles, First In Flight...
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Party for the Planet 4/1810:00 am - 2:00 p.m.Greensboro Join us for Party for the Planet, the largest combined Earth Day celebration in the U.S. among zoos and aquariums! We’ll be celebrating our animals, their habitats and our earth with a variety of fun-filled and educational...
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Earth Day 2015: Homegrown 4/1810:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Gastonia Join us in celebration of our 25th Annual Earth Day by learning to LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE! Enjoy hands-on activities, games and crafts focused on native plants and animals, found right in your backyard! Enjoy live music from local...
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Kathleen Clay Library's Earth Day 4/181:00 pm - 5:00 p.m.Greensboro Celebrate Earth Day with Kathleen Clay Library! Come see innovations in alternative vehicle and energy technology, STEM hands-on environmental and astronomy education activities, citizen science opportunities, over 50 exhibitors,...
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Earth Fair OBX IV: Keeping the OBX Clean and Green 4/181:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.Nags Head Come celebrate the environment of the Outer Banks with Earth Fair OBX! Thirty local businesses and organizations will showcase their efforts to educate, protect and promote sustainability and the unique ecosystem of the Outer...
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Statewide Star Party: Wayne County 4/183:00 pm - 10:00 p.m.Goldsboro Join us at Eastern Wayne High School for an evening under the stars! We'll have astronomy presentations from local experts, and games and hands-on activities for the whole family. The NC Science Festival's annual Statewide...
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April 20
Science Week at New School Montessori Center 4/201:00 pm - 4:30 p.m.Holly Springs In the spirit of Maria Montessori, during our Science Week we will celebrate the imagination and beauty behind science! Our school community will participate in all this and more: • Students’ Science Exhibition: Student...
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April 21
Science Week at New School Montessori Center 4/219:00 am - 10:00 p.m.Holly Springs In the spirit of Maria Montessori, during our Science Week we will celebrate the imagination and beauty behind science! Our school community will participate in all this and more: • Students’ Science Exhibition: Student...
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Student Explorers: When Science and History Meet 4/219:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Edenton Take a trip back in time to explore the science and technology from North Carolina's past. In this fun-filled interactive field-trip, students will tour the James Iredell House in beautiful downtown Edenton and learn about the...
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Durham Bulls Education Days 4/219:30 am - 2:00 p.m.Durham Education Day at the ballpark provides elementary, middle and high school students the unique opportunity to learn outside of the classroom setting. We provide comprehensive, step-by-step curriculum lesson plans that cover a wide...
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Plants, Cocktails, and More! An Evening with Best-selling Author, Amy Stewart 4/218:00 pm - 10:30 p.m.Greenville As part of our Earth Day 2015 events, the Center for Biodiversity at East Carolina University presents Amy Stewart, best-selling author of The Drunken Botanist, Wicked Plants, Wicked Bugs, and Flower Confidential. She is a...
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April 22
Stanford Middle School STEM Expo 4/228:30 am - 3:00 p.m.Hillsborough Stanford Middle School will STEM-ify the entire school for a day filled with STEM-related activities and presentations for our students. Stanford will host scientists from various STEM fields to provide insight into what they do...
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ASU STEM Expo 4/229:00 am - 2:00 p.m.Boone Teachers and homeschoolers: bring your 6th-12th graders on a field trip to ASU! The Expo is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics open house -- a multidisciplinary event designed to get students excited about STEM....
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Create Your Future With STEM 4/229:00 am - 2:30 p.m.Manteo This annual event exposes high school students to a wide range of STEM careers and opportunities. Along with classroom presentations and tours, students will have a chance to meet-and-greet STEM professionals, try out new...
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Science Week at New School Montessori Center 4/2212:00 pm - 2:00 p.m.Holly Springs In the spirit of Maria Montessori, during our Science Week we will celebrate the imagination and beauty behind science! Our school community will participate in all this and more: • Students’ Science Exhibition: Student...
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Beaufort's Dolphins 4/2212:00 pm - 1:00 p.m.Beaufort Natural Science Curator Keith Rittmaster will present on his research pertaining to the wild populations of bottlenose dolphins in the waters surrounding Beaufort. Keith has studied these marine mammals in depth and has observed...
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Flight and Space Story Time 4/224:00 pm - 5:00 p.m.Laurinburg Join us at Scotland County Memorial Library for two special story times, focusing on flight and space, the Wright Brothers, Kitty Hawk and other notable figures from flight and space exploration.
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Aviation Day 4/224:30 pm - 5:30 p.m.Durham Join us at the South Regional as we celebrate the science of aviation. Get ready for books, crafts and activities that helped make us first in flight! For kids in grades K-5, registration is required.
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April 23
Science Week at New School Montessori Center 4/2310:00 am - 2:00 p.m.Holly Springs In the spirit of Maria Montessori, during our Science Week we will celebrate the imagination and beauty behind science! Our school community will participate in all this and more: • Students’ Science Exhibition: Student...
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Artbots 4/234:30 pm - 5:30 p.m.Charlotte How much do you know about robots? Join us for a robot trivia contest and find out! Participants will also build and decorate their own amazing Artbot that can draw pictures. For children ages 5-11 years old.
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The Sustainable Student: Educating for Empowerment and the Environment 4/236:00 pm - 8:00 p.m.Boone Designed to be of special interest to educators, Dr. Rachel Wilson of ASU's Reich College of Education will discuss best practices to engage students in issues of sustainability -- an increasingly critical issue of our...
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April 24
Scientific Tours of an 18th Century Home 4/2410:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Edenton Take a trip back in time as you journey through the science behind an 18th-century home. How did colonial North Carolinians stay warm in the winter and cool in the summer? What technology did they have to prepare their food...
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Kayak Through History 4/241:00 pm - 4:00 p.m.Beaufort Before bridges and railways, travel by water was the best way to get around the coast. Sign up for a one-of-a-kind kayak trip with the Maritime Museum to experience the waterways of the past and explore their historical and...
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Statewide Star Party: A Time for Science Nature and Science Learning Center 4/244:00 pm - 9:00 p.m.Grifton Walk our scale model of the solar system to experience the wonders of our planets. Find out how living on another planet might affect your athletic abilities. View our sun through a solar filtered telescope and once darkness...
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NC Science Olympiad State Tournament 4/245:00 pm - 8:00 p.m.Raleigh Come to Reynolds Coliseum and check out the Science Olympiad state tournament! Friday night we'll have trial events and opening ceremonies, including the parade of champions consisting of students from all across the state. On...
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Statewide Star Party: Yadkin County Park 4/246:00 pm - 11:30 p.m.Yadkinville Join the Forsyth Astronomical Society at Yadkin County Park for a fun evening under North Carolina's beautiful night sky. We will also have solar telescopes available before sunset to view our solar system's magnificent Sun and...
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Science Week at New School Montessori Center 4/246:00 pm - 9:00 p.m.Holly Springs In the spirit of Maria Montessori, during our Science Week we will celebrate the imagination and beauty behind science! Our school community will participate in all this and more: • Students’ Science Exhibition: Student...
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From the Classroom to Outer Space 4/246:00 pm - 7:30 p.m.Matthews Do you want to hear how high school scientists sent an experiment to the International Space Station? The high school STEM Research Team will present a talk about their experiences and experiments in science using...
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Statewide Star Party: Robeson Planetarium 4/247:00 pm - 9:00 p.m.Lumberton Join us for an evening of science! We'll start with segments of "Passport to Pluto" on the New Horizons probe and then take a look at the Dawn mission heading to the dwarf planet Ceres. Both spacecrafts should reach...
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Statewide Star Party: Carolina Beach State Park 4/247:00 pm - 10:30 p.m.Carolina Beach Join Carolina Beach State Park, Cape Fear Museum, Cape Fear Astronomy Society and other community partners for a fun-filled evening of stargazing and other astronomy activities! Experience laser-guided constellation tours,...
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Statewide Star Party: Neuseway Planetarium 4/247:00 pm - 9:00 p.m.Kinston The Neuseway Planetarium's Health and Science Museum will host an evening of fun learning about our Solar System. Join us for a planetarium show, star gazing on the observation deck and other fun activities planned throughout the...
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Statewide Star Party: Fort Macon 4/247:30 pm - 10:00 p.m.Atlantic Beach Join us at the Fort Macon Beach Access for this year's Star Party, focusing on the solar system.  Learn about, and observe, some of our closest celestial neighbors. While we wait for the sun to set there will be a presentation...
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Statewide Star Party: Lookout Observatory 4/247:30 pm - 11:00 p.m.Asheville Join the Astronomy Club of Asheville and the UNC Asheville Physics Department for an evening of astronomical observing. We’ll view solar system objects as well as double stars, nebulae, clusters and galaxies. This event is free...
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Statewide Star Party: Little River Park 4/248:00 pm - 10:00 p.m.Rougemont Join us for the 3rd annual statewide sky watching party at Little River Regional Park. We'll have the high-powered telescopes out in the meadow to observe this year's focus: our neighbors in our solar system. View some planets,...
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Statewide Star Party: UNC Charlotte 4/248:00 pm - 10:00 p.m.Charlotte Spend an evening under the stars with us at the UNC Charlotte Observatory where we'll use our state-of-the-art telescopes to enjoy beautiful views of celestial objects. Free and open to the public, but registration...
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Statewide Star Party: Greensboro Science Center 4/248:00 pm - 9:30 p.m.Greensboro Join the Greensboro Science Center and the Greensboro Astronomy Club for seasonal stargazing. We'll have telescopes outside the main entrance and indoor activities like a make-and-take solar system as well. In case of rain or...
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Statewide Star Party: Weymouth Woods 4/248:00 pm - 9:00 p.m.Southern Pines Weymouth Woods will have fun activities to help you learn more about our fellow planets for this year's solar system Star Party! We'll spend some time outside with the telescope, so if it's cloudy or raining, we'll reschedule for...
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Statewide Star Party: Prairie Ridge 4/248:00 pm - 11:00 p.m.Raleigh Join us at Prairie Ridge Ecostation to view the stars and planets through telescopes, learn about the constellations, get answers to your astronomy questions, and learn how YOU can help scientists learn more about our universe!...
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Statewide Star Party: Cline Observatory 4/248:30 pm - 10:30 p.m.Jamestown Join us for a public viewing session at Guilford Technical Community College's Cline Observatory, featuring breathtaking telescopic views of the Moon, Jupiter, Venus and other astronomical objects through our 24-inch telescope...
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April 25
NC Science Olympiad State Tournament 4/258:00 am - 7:00 p.m.Raleigh Come to Reynolds Coliseum and check out the Science Olympiad state tournament! Friday night we'll have trial events and opening ceremonies, including the parade of champions consisting of students from all across the state. On...
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Tuxedo Trot: Run for the Penguins 4/258:00 am - 11:00 a.m.Greensboro Join us for a fun, family-friendly event created to raise funds for endangered African penguins. The birds' population has declined dramatically in the past 10 years and there is an urgent need for your help. 100% of profits will...
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Stemville Science Symposium 4/258:30 am - 1:00 p.m.Chapel Hill Join us for the chance to become a scientist! Work with top science students and professionals to create your own science experiments. Students will be able to make their own music, learn about chemical reactions and much, much...
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Lemurs: Master Artists 4/259:00 am - 6:00 p.m.Charlotte Van Gogh. Picasso. Lemurs? Travel to the Duke Lemur Center for an experience like no other. Take a behind-the-scenes tour of the facility to learn more about the natural history of lemurs. Then, select your favorite colors, and...
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Flytrap Frolic 4/259:00 am - 1:00 p.m.Wilmington The Flytrap Frolic is a free community education event featuring carnivorous plants that thrive in southeastern NC. Activities include a plant identification scavenger hunt, flytrap-themed crafts and live reptile and bird demos....
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Watauga Sumo Bot Competition 4/259:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Boone Test your ingenuity! Explore your creativity! Tap your inner brute strength! Give in to your stealth! Robotic sumo is a competition where two robots, known as sumo-bots, attempt to push each other out of an arena using...
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Burlington Mini Maker Faire 4/2510:00 am - 5:00 p.m.Burlington The 4th Annual Burlington Mini Maker Faire is a celebration of science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Attendees of all ages will have the opportunity to get hands-on with interactive exhibits including 21st century...
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Blackbeard: The Science of Pirates 4/2510:00 am - 2:00 p.m.Greenville What use does a pirate have for science? Visit the Queen Anne's Revenge Conservation Lab Open House and find out! See the ongoing conservation of the infamous pirate Blackbeard’s flagship, the Queen Anne’s Revenge. Learn...
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Songbird Celebration 4/2511:00 am - 3:00 p.m.Raleigh Bring your family to a free Songbird Celebration at Blue Jay Point County Park in recognition of International Migratory Bird Day 2015. This year's family-friendly event will highlight the importance of healthy bird habitats. A...
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Statewide Star Party: Medoc Mountain 4/252:00 pm - 10:00 p.m.Hollister Come out to Medoc Mountain State Park to join us for the NC Science Festival's annual Statewide Star Party. We will be doing solar observation during the day and then transition to night time viewing. Feel free to come and stay...
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Statewide Star Party: Wayne County 4/253:00 pm - 10:00 p.m.Goldsboro Join us at Eastern Wayne High School for an evening under the stars! We'll have astronomy presentations from local experts, and games and hands-on activities for the whole family. The NC Science Festival's annual Statewide...
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Statewide Star Party: Elk Knob State Park 4/257:00 pm - 10:00 p.m.Todd Come out and learn about the Solar System at the third annual Statewide Star Party. There will be hands-on activities and dark sky viewing through an 8" Celestron telescope. Be sure to dress appropriately as it could still be...
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Statewide Star Party: Robeson Planetarium 4/257:00 pm - 9:00 p.m.Lumberton Join us for an evening of science! We'll start with segments of "Passport to Pluto" on the New Horizons probe and then take a look at the Dawn mission heading to the dwarf planet Ceres. Both spacecrafts should reach...
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Statewide Star Party: Mayo River 4/258:30 pm - 11:00 p.m.Mayodan Come to Mayo River State Park and take a tour of the evening sky. Telescopes will be available for the viewing of the night sky. The NC Science Festival's annual Statewide Star Party is made possible through the generous...
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Statewide Star Party: Jordan Lake 4/258:30 pm - 10:30 p.m.Apex Join us on the shore of Jordan Lake as we observe the night sky. Telescopes and binoculars will be active and available to all. Activities include a green laser constellation tour, a planet walk and a telescope treasure...
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Statewide Star Party: All About the Solar System 4/258:30 pm - 10:30 p.m.Fayetteville Come out to the Cape Fear Botanical Garden and view the Solar System in an up-close and personal way! Become an expert and learn to use telescopes with the help of local astronomy clubs, plus participate in activities or check...
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Statewide Star Party: Dark Sky Observatory 4/259:00 pm - 11:30 p.m.Purlear Come out for a special night under the stars as the Dark Sky Observatory hosts an event for the NC Science Festival's Statewide Star Party! We will look at the Moon, Jupiter and stellar and galactic targets. There will be two...
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April 26
Science Week at New School Montessori Center 4/2610:00 am - 2:00 p.m.Holly Springs In the spirit of Maria Montessori, during our Science Week we will celebrate the imagination and beauty behind science! Our school community will participate in all this and more: • Students’ Science Exhibition: Student...
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