Morehead Planetarium and Science Center - it's more than a field trip destination! Morehead serves schools across North Carolina by delivering fun, inspiring programs directly to those schools. These programs align with North Carolina Essential Standards to support educational success in every classroom.
Visit the program pages below to register for a visit. View our 2019-2020 Teacher's Guide as a PDF.
The mission of all at-your-school programming is to promote equity of access to high-quality science learning opportunities in order to increase interest, ensure understanding, and demonstrate the relevance of science to all students’ lives. Activities are designed for all students regardless of socioeconomic status, learning abilities, etc.
School Outreach Programs
- Morehead Mobile Planetarium Program brings a planetarium experience to North Carolina schools that are too far from Chapel Hill to visit Morehead.
- Morehead Lab to Life Visits introduces science careers to North Carolina schools that may not have access to high-tech lab equipment. This program offers high school and middle school modules specifically designed for each educational level.
- Science On Stage are interactive live science demos for elementary schools.
- Science On Your Street bring science to life through discussions on science topics, hands-on activities or demonstrations. Book a visit from our Science On Your Street vehicle and a Morehead educator will help guide through a unique science lesson. Grades 4-8