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Carolina Biological and The North Carolina Science Festival support the 3rd annual Carolina STEM Challenge Competition

Apr 30 2015 - 3:51pm
Carolina Biological Supply Company, in partnership with the North Carolina Science Festival, is pleased to announce the results of the 3rd annual Carolina STEM Challenge Competition. The winners of the 2015 competition were selected from more than 100 classrooms in 86 cities across North Carolina. “Since the start of the competition in 2012, we have continued to be amazed by the dedication, hard-work, and ingenuity of North Carolina teachers and students.

Welcome, Tar Heel 10 Miler Runners

Apr 20 2015 - 2:02pm

More than 6,000 runners are registered for the Tar Heel 10 Miler and 4 Mile Run in Chapel Hill on Saturday, April 18, 2015.

With support from a private company, Franklin County students get STEM lessons

Feb 10 2015 - 4:48pm

This article was originally printed in the North Raleigh News February 6, 2015.

BY MECHELLE HANKERSON 

LOUISBURG — In one corner of the gym at Edward Best Elementary School, students pretended they were birds, picking seeds out of a bowl with a pair of plastic tweezers shaped like a beak.

Morehead takes national leadership role in EvalFest

Feb 4 2015 - 12:29pm

Leaders from 24 science festivals in 21 states will meet this week in Chapel Hill, N.C., in a first-of-its-kind effort to assess the rapidly-growing science festival movement in the United States.

"Meet A Scientist" on Saturday at Morehead!

Jan 23 2015 - 5:09pm

On Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, Morehead offers its visitors an opportunity to "Meet A Scientist" -- Kate Pitman of UNC, who conducts research into photochemistry.

"I study how we can use sunlight to make fuel," she explains. Pitman will talk about her research and answer questions.

Look for the free "Meet A Scientist" program in Morehead's new Gross Labs exhibit area, adjacent to the Rotunda. There will be 20-minute presentations at 12:30 p.m. and at 1:30 p.m.

Bring your family to the "Grossology and You" grand opening!

Nov 17 2014 - 10:27am

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is launching its newest original fulldome planetarium show, "Grossology and You," Nov. 22-23, 2014, with a weekend full of gross-themed fun.

The public can see "Grossology and You" for the first time on Saturday, Nov. 22 (show times at 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.) and on Sunday, Nov. 23 (show times at 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.).

Biogen Idec Foundation to help NCSF reach one million North Carolinians by 2020

Nov 6 2014 - 8:00am

Foundation commits $450,000 to Festival over next three years

Winston-Salem, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2014) — The North Carolina Science Festival (NCSF) announced today that the Biogen Idec Foundation will increase its commitment to NCSF through a new sponsorship that will help sustain the festival for the next three years. The Biogen Idec Foundation will be recognized as “Presenting Sponsor” of the North Carolina Science Festival.

The "Climate Leap" Collaboration

Jul 31 2014 - 10:13am

Chapelboro.com has written about a partnership beween Morehead, the UNC Institute for the Environment and UNC researchers. The partnership brings 28 high school students to the UNC campus for the Climate Leadership and Energy Awareness Program (Climate LEAP). Here's the story Chapelboro published July 28, 2014. You can also read the story on the Chapelboro website.

UNC Program Promotes Energy Awareness Among Local HS Students

Morehead, Google team up with Caldwell Co. Schools

Jul 25 2014 - 12:09pm

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center and Caldwell County Schools are teaming up to make science more accessible by increasing science offerings for Caldwell County schoolchildren. This collaboration will give Caldwell students access to high-quality science programming at no extra cost to the students, the families or the school system.

The 2014 UNC Science Expo

May 8 2014 - 11:17am

The 2014 UNC Science Expo takes place on Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on UNC’s campus along Cameron Avenue. This free event is UNC’s single largest science outreach event, attracting approximately 10,000 participants. It is a festive atmosphere that celebrates science and provides a firsthand opportunity to see UNC science at work and interact with researchers.

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