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Science 360: Stem Cells Demystified

We hear about stem cells in the news, but what's the science behind the headlines? Led by a Morehead educator, this live, interactive presentation explores what stem cells are, why scientists want to study them and why some stem cell research is controversial. Recommended for ages 12 and up.

Educator Resource Kit

Science 360: Stem Cells Demystified is also available for school groups. This program correlates with the NC science content standards for grades 6-8 and high school biology. Please call (919) 962-1236 to schedule a group visit.

Below, Morehead educator Rebecca Winker presents Science 360: Stem Cells Demystified on video. For a fully interactive experience, see this show live at MPSC! Click here for the public show schedule.

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Funding for this program is provided by an Educational Enhancement Grant from the North Carolina Biotechnology Center.


Seasonal schedules

MPSC offers seasonal schedules of Science 360 shows to the public. Follow this link to see the current schedule of public shows at MPSC.

Please note that seasonal schedules change four times each year (spring, summer, fall and holiday), and some shows are not offered during every schedule.

School shows

In addition to its public shows, MPSC offers shows during the week especially for school classes and other field trip groups. These school shows do not appear on the seasonal schedule but do appear on MPSC's daily calendar.

If seats are available, the public may purchase tickets to school shows.

However, school groups with reserved seating have first priority on any remaining seats (for example, if extra chaperons attend), so MPSC cannot guarantee that public seats will be available for school shows.