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Mountain Science Expo (Online!)

October 21 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until October 22, 2020

Event Details

Date:

October 21

Time:

9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Event Category:

Join the Youth Education Team at The North Carolina Arboretum for its ninth annual Mountain Science Expo, Wednesday, October 21, and Thursday, October 22, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This year’s Expo, originally scheduled for the spring, is going virtual this fall! Join us online for a two-day summit of interactive programs and activities for students and their families.

*Once you have registered, be sure to check your email for the link to the Event Google Site for access to all of the sessions!*

Questions Create Scientists

This year’s theme is “Questions Create Scientists.” Programs will include story reading with local scientists and authors, Q&A with scientists and engaging demonstrations that you can do safely at home with the entire family. Attendance is FREE and pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, October 21 – Register Here

9:30am – Welcome and Morning Schedule

9:40am – Bright Spot in Science with ecoEXPLORE (All Ages)

10:00am – Story Time with Dawn Cusick  (K-2nd/Family Focused program)

10:30am – Forces in Flight with AMOS (3rd-5th/Family Focused program)

10:50am – Ask a Scientist – Judy Beck from UNC-A Physics Department, related to 3rd-5th program

11:00am – Energy Cycle with NC DAQ (All Ages)

BREAK

12:30pm – Welcome and Afternoon Schedule

12:40pm – Daily Dose of Science – Zooniverse!

1:00pm –  Earthquake Proof Houses with Zaniac! (6th-8th/Family Focused program)

1:30pm –  Birds and Climate Change with Blue Ridge Audubon/Project EXPLORE (9th-12th/Family Focused program)

2:00pm – Dentition with the WNC Nature Center (All Ages)

 

Thursday, October 22 – Register Here

9:30am – Welcome and Morning Schedule

9:40am – Bright Spot in Science with ecoEXPLORE (All Ages)

10:00am – “Shady Streams, Slippery Salamanders” Story Time with Jason Love  (K-2nd/Family Focused program)

10:30am – By the Stream with EQI (3rd-5th/Family Focused program)

10:50am – Ask a Scientist – EQI Lab Staff, related to 3rd-5th program

11:00am – Bird Banding Data with the Highlands Biological Foundation Nature Center (All Ages)

BREAK

12:30pm – Welcome and Afternoon Schedule

12:40pm – Daily Dose of Science – TedEd Biodiversity!

1:00pm – Storm Water Demo with RiverLink (6th-8th/Family Focused program)

1:30pm – How Art is Made with Asheville Art Museum (9th-12th/Family Focused program)

2:00pm – 30 Great North Carolina Science Adventures with April C. Smith and guests (All Ages)

 

The Mountain Science Expo is an official event of the North Carolina Science Festival.