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2012 NC Science Festival


4/13/2012 - 4/29/2012


UNC Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
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The North Carolina Science Festival is a multi-day celebration showcasing science and technology. The Festival highlights the educational, cultural and financial impact of science in our state. Through hands-on activities, science talks, lab tours, nature experiences, exhibits and performances, the Festival engages a wide range of public audiences while inspiring the next generation.

Everyone’s invited! Events are designed to appeal to diverse audiences – from preschoolers to seniors and from “sciencephobes” to science lovers. The North Carolina Science Festival has something for just about everyone.

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The second North Carolina Science Festival will take place from April 13–29, 2012. There will be numerous events each day spread across the state.