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The 2015 University of North Carolina Science Expo offered more than 100 hands-on experiments, demonstrations, behind-the scenes lab tours and computer and software explorations April 11 in a celebration of the wonders of STEM.

The Expo, a signature event of the two-week North Carolina Science Festival, was held along Cameron Avenue on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus. Morehead Planetarium and Science Center partnered with UNC-Chapel Hill and the Town of Chapel Hill parks and recreation department to host the free event.

The event will also featured a giant wave pool, virtual reality experience, Google glass, robots and the Sustainability Center for green living.

UNC Science Expo is just one of more than 300 public events that are part of the North Carolina Science Festival, which ends April 26. Click here to learn about NCSF and find more events across the state.

Photo by Mary Lide Parker, Office of Research Communications.

Published April 13, 2015.