Several of the 800 events planned for the statewide 13th annual North Carolina Science Festival April 1-30 will take place on the coast.
Professor among growing number of women in STEM
N.C. Central University assistant professor Dr. Carresse Gerald uses her role in the classroom to encourage young females in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Museum’s ‘Ask a Naturalist’ takes nature-based questions
The N.C. Museum of Natural Sciences program connects anyone anywhere who has a question about nature with specialists who have the answers.
Presentation to explore air quality-water quality connection
The program is at noon at the Museum of the Albemarle.
Duke to host STEM event April 1 for middle schoolers
Registration opens March 13 for the Growing Equity in Science & Technology event.
Coastal Studies Institute to offer daytime summer camps
Registration opens at 9 a.m. Wednesday for the summer camps geared toward ages 10 to 15.
STEM policy post-graduate fellowships deadline March 27
North Carolina Sea Grant will take applications until 5 p.m. March 27 for its 2023-24 NC STEM Policy Post-Graduate Fellowship program.
NC coast new home for complex ocean-observing system
Ocean Observatories Initiative, through Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, is doing preliminary testing before relocating next year an ocean-observing system to off the coast near Nags Head.
Fort Fisher aquarium to celebrate Black History Month
The first of the aquarium’s Community Day Series, organizers said that the debut event welcomes visitors to explore the cuisine of the Gullah Geechee, find inspiration in the spoken word, and dive into a life-saving history.
‘Building a Personal Connection with Nature’ to start series
The extension speaker series with New Hanover County Center of the N.C. Cooperative Extension kicks off March 3 and takes place the first Friday of the month.
Webinar to focus on best landscape plants for NC coast
The March 14 presentation will include insights and advice from experts at N.C. Aquariums in Manteo and Pine Knoll Shores, Coastal Roots Garden Design, N.C. State Extension coastal county offices, N.C. Native Plant Society coastal chapters and N.C. Sea Grant.
College aquaculture lab turns nursery as octopus eggs hatch
The aquaculture program at Carteret Community College recently welcomed tens of thousands of tiny, wiggly bundles of joy, an unusual success — so far.
SciREN event chance for educators, researchers to meet
The networking fair is a chance for K-12 educators to meet with researchers to discuss ways to encourage science literacy for their students.
Library to screen documentary on African American schools
“Lessons from the Rosenwald Schools” includes footage from hundreds of interviews with alumni and former teachers who share their experiences at historic African American schools.
New chapter begins for Black teachers’ old meeting space
Officials broke ground Friday for the renovation of the more than 5,300-square-foot building at Hammocks Beach State Park where Black educators convened during segregation.
Maritime Museum readies for February activities
The N.C. Maritime Museum in Beaufort is gearing up for February by offering educational programs for all ages.