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International Science Center and Science Museum Day

Join us to celebrate International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) on Saturday, November, 10, 12:30-4 p.m. ISCSMD is a yearly, global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world's science centers and science museums. This year, ISCSMD will be recognizing the importance of science as a human right and that everyone has the right to share in scientific advancement and its benefits. 

Going along with this year's theme, Morehead will be collecting donations for our friends at the Robeson Planetarium and Science Center. Over the last two years, Robeson Planetarium has been closed twice for flooding due to hurricanes. Most recently Robeson Planetarium was damaged during Hurricane Florence and has yet to reopen. Bring in one of the listed donations to our 1:30, 2:30, or 4 p.m. shows and gain free entry!* While you're here stop by one of the many other activities we'll have going on that day (a full schedule of activities is listed below). Please help us support this community and its science center by bringing in one of the following items*:

- Binoculars
- Science Dolls
- Science Kits
- Power Strips
- Tennis Balls
- School Supplies
- Cleaning Supplies

Schedule of Activities

12:30 p.m.: Tony Rice, JPL/Solar System Ambassador (Science Stage)
1-4 p.m.: Science Activities (Exhibits)
1:30 p.m.: We Are Stars (Full Dome Theater)
1:30 p.m.: Science LIVE! Phenomenal Physics (Science Stage)
2:30 p.m.: Carolina Skies with Ken Brandt from Robeson Planetarium (Full Dome Theater)
2:30 p.m.: Science LIVE! Magnificent Matter (Science Stage)
4:00 p.m.: Star Families: Native American Sky Stories (Full Dome Theater)

 

*Donation items must be brought into our gift shop and exchanged for ticket to the program of your choice. 

Looking to help Robeson Planetarium and Science Center further? Check out some of the items they still need to get their planetarium back up and running:

- Floor Lights - String LED
- Line for VR
- Folding Chairs
- Portable A/C and heater
- Telescopes
- Tables (cafeteria style)
- Desk and chair
- Solar Telescope

To donate any of these items or to find out how you can help contact Ken Brandt, 910-671-6015.

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