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 Student groups are invited to take a trip back in time and explore the science behind Historic Edenton. In this fun-filled interactive field-trip, students will: tour the James Iredell House and learn about the science behind a...
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Scientific Tours of an Eighteenth 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 and...
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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 the park with your child. Meet other families in your community and learn about nature. We will 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 presentations. The Expo is...
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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 1000 attendees and featured...
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Get S.T.E.M. Ed. 2 4/111:00 pm - 5:00 p.m.Charlotte Get S.T.E.M. Ed. 2 is a science adventure course event for students in Kindergarten through 8th grade. It will be held on April 11, 2015 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Queens University of Charlotte. Using Queens University as our...
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April 12
Bird-Lore & More 4/121:00 am - 4:00 a.m.Charlotte Birds make any place a chance for discovery. They are always present. Their behavior is interesting and they add color to our environment. Birds are a part of nature and an indicator of how well we are taking care of our planet....
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April 14
Student Explorers: When Science and History Meet 4/149:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Edenton Student groups are invited to take a trip back in time and explore the science behind Historic Edenton. In this fun-filled interactive field-trip, students will: tour the James Iredell House and learn about the science behind a...
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April 15
Science in Action 4/158:00 am - 12:30 p.m.Swannanoa Our 2nd Annual Science in Action Festival will have several visiting local scientists (from local colleges, Nature Center, Science House, etc.) here for demonstration activities, interactive activities, talks. Additionally, we...
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Frog and Toad Adventures 4/151:30 pm - 2:30 p.m.Raleigh Frogs and toads are close cousins. We'll find out how they are alike and how they are different . We will use nets to search for tadpoles, frogs and toads. Parent/guardian must pay and register with children under 16 years of...
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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 We invite you to explore some cool facts about the human body with us while enjoying Tedd Arnold’s crazy stories about body parts. Come have fun with hands on experiments related to the human body. 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, chats about how to make beer 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 -- nearly 1,000 of them -- spends the day on campus for the Isothermal Science & Technology Expo. The event features 32 interactive exhibits that cover virtually every...
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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 to...
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Scientific Tours of an Eighteenth 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 and...
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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 from local...
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April 20
Science Week 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
Student Explorers: When Science and History Meet 4/219:00 am - 4:00 p.m.Edenton Student groups are invited to take a trip back in time and explore the science behind Historic Edenton. In this fun-filled interactive field-trip, students will: tour the James Iredell House and learn about the science behind a...
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Science Week 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 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 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 Dr. Rachel Wilson of the curriculum and instruction department in the Reich College of Education will be presenting the seminar, “The Sustainable Student: Educating for Empowerment and the Environment.” The seminar will be of...
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April 24
Scientific Tours of an Eighteenth 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 and...
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Science Week 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 26
Science Week 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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