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    SCIENCE & NATURE

    World Oceans Day

    Presented by at Discovery Place Science

    June 10, 2017

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    World Oceans Day

    Dive into World Oceans Day and explore what makes 71 percent of the Earth's surface so amazing! Chat with experts from Discovery Place Science and the North Carolina Fossil Club about ocean animals. Explore many different ocean activity stations throughout Level 1 and stop by the Explore More Life lab for an up-close encounter with some marine animals.

    Marine Mammal Fossils - North Carolina Fossil Club members will have marine mammal fossils on display.
    Discovery Place Collections - Take a peek into the Discovery Place collection of ocean animals in Explore More Collections.
    Fluke Fun - Create your very own fluke hat to wear in support of marine mammal conservation in KidScience.
    Marine Mammal Exploration - Touch some exciting ocean animals in the touch tank in Explore More Life.
    Marine Animal Dissections - Take a look at the insides of some marine animals such as squids, sharks and clams. A Museum educator will lead a dissection at 11:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m., 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m. and 3:15  p.m. in Explore More Life.


    Discovery Place Science

    301 North Tryon Street
    Charlotte, NC 28202

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    Admission Info:

    Activities included with Museum admission
     



    Phone: 704.372.6261 x300

    Parking:

    From I-77 heading South (coming from Huntersville, Hickory): Take Exit 11, Brookshire Freeway East. Take the Church Street Exit (no exit number). Turn right onto Church Street. At the third light, turn right onto 6th Street.

    From I-77 heading North (coming from Pineville, Rock Hill, Columbia): Take Exit 10, Trade Street. Turn left onto College Street. Turn left onto 6th Street.

    From I-85 heading South (coming from Salisbury, Raleigh, Winston-Salem): Take Exit 38, I-77 South. Take Exit 11, Brookshire Freeway East. Take the Church Street Exit (no exit number). Turn right onto Church Street. At the third light, turn right onto 6th Street.

    From I-85 heading North (coming from Gastonia, Spartanburg, Greenville): Take Exit 36, Brookshire Blvd. Turn right, heading East on Brookshire Blvd. Brookshire Blvd. will become Brookshire Freeway East. Take the Church Street Exit (no exit number). At the third light, turn right onto 6th Street

    The Discovery Place parking deck is located directly behind the museum at the corner of Church and Sixth Streets in downtown Charlotte. Enter the deck off of Sixth Street, grab a ticket from the automatic attendant and bring your ticket into Discovery Place for validation at one of the two admission decks.



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