Ice Storm Warning

An Ice Storm Warning is in effect for New Hanover County.

County offices and facilities will be closed on Friday, January 21, and Saturday, January 22, as the forecast calls for freezing rain, hazardous road conditions & potential power outages.

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Exhibit on view: June 8, 2021 - September 13, 2021

How fast is your fastball?  Do different floor surfaces affect your performance?  How do you make a perfect bounce pass?  Get answers to these questions and many more in TEAM UP! Explore Science and Sports.

Children, families and groups alike are invited to check out the fun and fascination that is involved in becoming a winning athlete. Visitors will have opportunities to test their own skills in such sports as basketball, football, baseball, tennis, soccer and even extreme sports like snowboarding.  At the same time guests will be amazed and educated at the level of science that is involved in sports.  Children will learn principles of geometry, physics, force and friction in a way that is both intriguing and relative to their favorite sports.

TEAM UP! Explore Science and Sports was developed by the Discovery Center Museum of Rockford, IL and the Family Museum of Arts and Science of Bettendorf, IA.

814 Market Street • Wilmington, NC 28401 • Phone 910-798-4370 • Fax 910-798-4382
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