Join us for the UNC Science Expo (April 1 | 11 am-4pm)

One of the largest celebrations of science in NC

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Enrichment Experiences

Hands-on learning specifically designed for school groups

These interactive classes add an extra dimension to your school visit to Morehead. Students can explore astronomy, earth science, and physics through hands-on, minds-on Enrichment Experiences led by a Morehead educator.

Please note that this experience is an add-on program for field trips and other special reservations. This is not a standalone reservation option.

Available Classes

For Grades 1-8

Length: 45 minutes
Maximum participants: 30 students per session

Get ready to move as we explore the relationship between Earth, Moon and Sun in this highly interactive and kinesthetic class. Why does the Moon’s shape seem to change? Why do we have day and night? What causes eclipses? We’ll answer these questions and more as we “dance the night away.”

Grade Level Recommendations: Grades 3 and 4

NC Standards Correlation

Have you ever wondered why we have earthquakes? In this hands-on class, you will learn about seismic waves and how the Earth’s structure leads to earthquakes. You can even put your skills to the test by trying to build an earthquake-proof house!

Grade Level Recommendations: Grades 3-5
Recommended Show Pairing: Earthquakes, Volcanoes, and Tsunamis


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