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Duke Energy Science Night scheduled for Mattamuskeet Elementary, April 19

Mattamuskeet Elementary School will host a Duke Energy Science Night on April 19 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The free Science Night for Mattamuskeet Elementary students and families will be held at the school campus, at 60 Juniper Bay Road in Swan Quarter.

This is an official event of the 2018 North Carolina Science Festival.

Duke Energy Science Night will feature hands-on activities designed to help children and their families explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Mattamuskeet Elementary School is one of 150 North Carolina elementary schools selected to host Duke Energy Science Nights in 2018.

Support from the Duke Energy Foundation allows the Science Festival to provide each selected school with all materials needed for the activities.

Duke Energy Science Nights are an educational initiative of the North Carolina Science Festival presented by the Biogen Foundation, with statewide science programming for all ages. The NC Science Festival is now a month-long celebration of science that occurs every April. Festival events include hands-on activities, science talks, lab tours, nature experiences, exhibits, performances and other events, hosted by many different organizations within North Carolina.

The North Carolina Science Festival is produced by Morehead Planetarium and Science Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). For more information about the Festival, visit ncsciencefestival.org.

For information about the Mattamuskeet Elementary Science Night, call (252) 926-0240

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