Sounds of Science AM and LEGO® Create PM

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center - Research Triangle High School

Monday, July 6, 2015 - Friday, July 10, 2015
Research Triangle High School 10 Park Drive DurhamNC  27709
Monday, July 6, 2015 - Friday, July 10, 2015
Research Triangle High School 10 Park Drive DurhamNC  27709

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What's Included

Sounds of Science: Campers explore how the physics of sound works to produce everything from Beethoven’s Ode to Joy to today’s hottest hits! They also investigate how different cultures have made different sounds with musical instruments. This week of art, culture and science concludes with designing, creating, and playing new musical instruments. LEGO® Create: In LEGO® Create, campers get to kick their creativity up a notch as they use LEGO® robotics and recycled goods to build something truly one of a kind. Using Scratch animation, campers will also learn the science behind animation by creating their own wacky cartoons. Campers should arrive with their imagination fully charged and ready to go!

About This Organizer

Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, with one of the largest planetariums in the United States, is located on the north end of the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Morehead's building and grounds, complete with a 68-foot-tall fulldome planetarium, exhibits and classrooms, 24-inch Cassegrain reflecting telescope and observation decks, UNC Visitors Center, portrait gallery, rose gardens and massive sundial were built for students of all ages with all interests.

Many of the planetarium's shows are original productions, written and designed by Morehead's production team.

Non-credit classes for adults and children, special courses for teachers, summer camps for children, memberships for students, individuals, families and corporations, public viewings of astronomical events and public lectures keep the community involved in the center's activities.

The Morehead Planetarium and Science Center Building was a gift of John Motley Morehead III (1870-1965), class of 1891, whose mission of educating the community lives on. Since 1949, the planetarium has been a giant classroom for students, teachers, school groups, senior citizens, youth groups and the general public. As the United States space program began, the Morehead provided training for U.S. astronauts from the Mercury program to the Apollo-Soyuz program.

- See more at: http://moreheadplanetarium.org/about-morehead#sthash.7G1LMNNS.dpuf

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Research Triangle High School 10 Park Drive DurhamNC  27709
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