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Moonlight Madness: A Family Halloween Event

Sep 27 2019 - 3:16pm

CHAPEL HILL – Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is hosting Moonlight Madness, a special Scare-olina Skies event that include planetarium shows and candy. 

Join us on Sunday, October 27 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Tickets are on sale for our individual shows; each show will be 20 minutes and a condensed version of our Scare-olina Skies. 

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Morehead presents Docs In Dome Series: 'Farmsteaders'

Aug 16 2019 - 3:56pm

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center presents the Chapel Hill premiere of Farmsteaders, a documentary film directed by former adjunct instructor in visual communication, Shaena Mallett, and produced by associate professor in the School of Media and Journalism, Chad Stevens Heartwood.

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center awarded multi-year $2.86 million grant from National Science Foundation

Aug 9 2019 - 11:15am

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center awarded multi-year $2.86 million grant from National Science FoundationThe five-year grant will expand science education to additional communities across North Carolina

Morehead Planetarium brings GSK Science in the Summer to students in Robeson County

Jul 22 2019 - 1:30pm

Morehead Planetarium brings GSK Science in the SummerTM to students in Robeson County

CHAPEL HILL —

This week, Morehead Planetarium & Science Center is partnering with GSK to provide a one-week, full-day summer enrichment camp at Pembroke Elementary School as a part of the GSK Science in the Summer™ program. 

The summer learning opportunity for students comes on the heels of Robeson County’s recovery efforts after suffering the devastation caused by Hurricane Florence and Hurricane Matthew. 

GSK sponsors GSK Science in the Summer with Morehead Planetarium

Dec 18 2018 - 12:03pm

GSK sponsors GSK Science in the Summer™ with Morehead Planetarium

Night Lights: A Family New Year's Eve

Nov 18 2018 - 3:47pm

CHAPEL HILL – Partnering with the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is hosting Night Lights, a day of New Year’s Eve activities for kids of all ages on Monday, December 31st from 2-6 p.m. There will be science activities, planetarium shows with Studio A DanceArts, Science LIVE! performances, and photo booth fun. There will also be a special New Year's Eve countdown. Tickets are for our individual shows, but all other activities are free and open to the public! Feel free to stop by for the games, Science LIVE!

Morehead to Celebrate International Science Center & Science Museum Day with Donation Drive

Oct 22 2018 - 4:15pm

CHAPEL HILL – On Saturday, Nov. 10, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center will be celebrating International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD), 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.

Moonlight Madness: A Family Halloween Event

Oct 3 2018 - 1:15pm

CHAPEL HILL – Partnering with the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is hosting Moonlight Madness, an evening of Halloween activities for kids of all ages on Saturday, October 27 from 4-8 p.m. There will be games, shows in the GSK Fulldome Theater, Science LIVE! performances, a costume fashion show, haunted house, candy, food trucks, and photo booth fun.

Morehead brings Free Science Program to Gates County

Jul 10 2018 - 2:29pm

GATES COUNTY, N.C. – Morehead Planetarium and Science Center will introduce the Saunders Science Scholars program in Gates County Schools, thanks to funding by their advisory board member, Steve Butts.

GSK sponsors GSK Science in the Summer™ with Morehead Planetarium

Mar 6 2018 - 10:10am

NORTH CAROLINA —Morehead Planetarium & Science Center is once again partnering with GSK to present GSK Science in the Summer™, a free program aimed at providing high-quality science education to underrepresented and underserved populations during the summer. Science in the Summer works to prevent what is known as the ‘summer slide,’ when students forget what they learned from the school year in the summer.

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