April 10-26, 2015

2015 North Carolina Science Festival

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April 10
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 necessary,...
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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
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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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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April 12
Bird-Lore & More 4/121:00 am - 4:00 a.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 15
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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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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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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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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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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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
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...
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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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April 22
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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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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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
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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April 25
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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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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