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Mountain Science Expo

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Details


April 14


10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Event Category:


Baker Exhibit Center

The Secret’s in the Science!

The N.C. Arboretum is excited to host the 7th annual Mountain Science Expo! Visit booths from more than 20 participating organizations for a day full of hands-on demonstrations, exhibitor booths and guided programs.

Schedule of Events

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Hands on Exhibits (Education Center & Baker Exhibit Center)
  • EcoScience Fair Poster Exhibit (Education Center; Locke Craig Classroom)

11:00 a.m. – 12 noon

  • Hunters in the Sky, Birds of Prey Demo with Michael Skinner, Balsam Mountain Trust (Baker Exhibit Center)

12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

  • Meet the Student Scientists of Project EXPLORE (Education Center)

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

  • Air Quality IQ Contest Award Ceremony (Education Center)

3:00 – 4:00 p.m.

  • Mammals of WNC with Carlton Burke (Baker Exhibit Center)


Thank you to our participating organizations! 

Asheville Art Museum, Asheville Greenworks/Bee City USA, Asheville Makers, Asheville Museum of Science, Asheville School, Bricks 4 Kidz, Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society, Environmental Quality Institute, GLITCH Robotics Team, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Hands On! A Children’s Gallery, High Touch High Tech, Kids in Parks, NC BioNetwork, NC CICS, NC Division of Air Quality, NC Wildlife Resources Commission, NOAA’s National Center for Environmental Information, Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute, RiverLink, The Cradle of Forestry in America, Waynesville Soda Jerks, WNC Nature Center and Zaniac.