Thursday, April 11, 2013

April 2013: “Unplugged” at Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science

Get “Unplugged” at Second Saturday Science on Saturday, April 13th

Elizabeth City, NC — Learn about alternative energy sources such as solar and wind energy with Dr. Althea Bluiett, Assistant Professor of Physics at Elizabeth City State University, during “Unplugged” at Port Discover’s Second Saturday Science program, on Saturday, April 13, at 11:00 am. Students will observe simple motors and generators in action then work in groups to build an alternative energy motor to display in Port Discover.

Second Saturday Science is free. Port Discover is located at 611 East Main Street in Elizabeth City, North Carolina. The science center’s hours are Tuesday through Friday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. To register for this program please call 252-338-6117 or email Find out more about Port Discover at Visit us on Facebook!

A hands-on science museum for the kid in all of us, Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public’s understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative.


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