The 2017 UNC Science Expo is a free, family-friendly event offering more than 100 fascinating exhibits with hands-on experiments, riveting demonstrations, laboratory tours, stage entertainment and much more! This NC Science Festival signature event showcasing the wonders of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) is a partnership between Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, the University of North Carolina and the Town of Chapel Hill – a true “town-gown” experience.
The Expo provides an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge research, real-world applications, career opportunities, sustainable living and emerging new products. Be sure to experience the wave pool, wind tunnel, cornstarch march, 3D printing, Google Glass, virtual reality, archeological artifacts and the chance to climb a rock wall and ride a Segway!
UNC Science Expo is part of the North Carolina Science Festival (NCSF). Click here to learn about NCSF and find more events across the state.
Saturday, April 22
11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
- Admission is free to this event.
- No registration required.
- Food trucks will be on-site for lunch, snacks and drinks.
- Bring your own water bottle to enjoy fresh, clean water from the Blue Green Machine water purifying system.
- Restrooms are available in the Campus Y building, Phillips, Chapman and Sitterson Halls. Portable toilets are located at each end of Cameron Avenue.
- Free parking: Stadium Drive, Cobb parking deck, Nash, Park Place and Bell Tower parking lots. Paid parking: At metered street spaces or at the Rosemary Street parking decks.
- Bus and car parking: On Skipper Bowles Drive near the Dean Smith Center; catch the free U bus to campus.
The Expo information booth will be centrally located on Cameron Avenue. (site map)
We look forward to seeing you on Saturday, April 22 at the 2017 UNC Science Expo!