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Time Warner Cable, science museums, Morehead team up for fair activities

Posted October 12, 2012

Time Warner Cable, the Museum of Life and Science, the N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences and Morehead Planetarium are teaming up for some special free science, technology, engineering and math activities at the N.C. State Fair, which runs until Oct. 21.

You can find the booth near Dorton Arena and Gate 2.

Here's the schedule:

  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, “Wouldn’t It Be Cool If” Idea Wall with iPod Touch Giveaway. Kids will be invited to post their own creative ideas for cool inventions. The best idea will win an iPod Touch.
  • 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Museum of Life & Science – All About Alpacas. Learn about Alpacas and explore hands-on activities that focus on their adaptations, diet, exercise, and their impact on local agriculture.
  • 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday and Tuesday, NC Science Festival and Morehead Planetarium and Science Center presents Science Live! with live science demos and interactive activities.
  • 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesday. The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences presents Pond Critter Palooza with aquatic insects and how they relate to water quality.

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  • busyb97 Oct 13, 2012

    I took the kids to the planetarium early last year. I was sorely disappointed.

  • LuvLivingInCary Oct 12, 2012

    after the unc planetarium got rid of the star gazer projector built by zeiss i have not been out there since. now it's just a simple movie projector i can see at the mall.