Special Opportunities

Thanks to the generosity of our partners, the 2019 North Carolina Science Festival includes offerings beyond our public events calendar. See below or click on our drip down menus to learn more!

FAMILY CODE NIGHTS
Every elementary school in North Carolina is invited to host a Family Code Night this year. April is the perfect time! Visit https://www.ncnights.org/ for more information.

UNIVERSAL: ADVENTURES IN SPACE & TIME
Brian Cox: World-renowned physicist, Professor Brian Cox, will kick off his North American tour as part of the 2019 NC Science Festival at DPAC on Thursday, April 25. Tickets are on sale now.

“Universal: Adventures in Space & Time” offers a fascinating insight into the workings of nature at the most fundamental level, taking audiences to the edge of our current understanding about the origin and evolution of our Solar System and the Universe.

CITIZEN SCIENCE COMES TO UNC-TV
For three consecutive nights, Monday, April 29 – Wednesday, May 1 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS, UNC-TV, and Facebook, Nature: American Spring LIVE presents the change from winter to spring in real time from iconic locations across America. The series will include a mix of live and pre-taped footage highlighting some of the most pivotal events in nature’s calendar. A diverse group of researchers and citizen scientists will investigate how a wide range of organisms respond to the change of seasons. They will share their insights into the natural world, reveal new technologies that make their discoveries possible and encourage audiences to join the adventure of science.