Calendar

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Mon
Undiscovered Worlds @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

undiscovered_worldsThis show explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Through the discovery of exoplanets – the hundreds of planets that have been found orbiting stars beyond the Sun – we have learned that our solar system is not alone in the universe and have had to redefine our understanding of planets and solar systems.

Odyssey of the Sea Turtle @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 28 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

17_MOCC17Members of the OIB Sea Turtle Protection Organization talk about the life cycle of the sea turtles that nest on our shores every summer. Learn how you can help protect these amazing creatures.

Back to the Moon for Good @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

back_to_moonWho will win the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE? Back To The Moon For Good tells the story of teams around the world that are competing for the largest incentivized prize in history by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon for the first time in more than 40 years. To win the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a team must land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon, navigate 500 meters over the lunar surface, and send video, images and data back to Earth. This global competition is designed to spark imagination and inspire a renewed commitment to space exploration, not by governments or countries – but by the citizens of the world. Narrated by Tim Allen.

Dynamic Earth @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

EarthThis cutting-edge production follows a trail of energy that flows from the Sun into the interlocking systems that shape our climate: the atmosphere, oceans, and the biosphere. Audiences will ride along on swirling ocean and wind currents, dive into the heart of a monster hurricane, come face-to-face with sharks and gigantic whales, and fly into roiling volcanoes.Narrated by Liam Neeson.

Family Pirate Games @ Museum of Coastal Carolina
Jul 28 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm

skull-and-cross-bones-100807Families explore the museum together and play pirate-themed games. Craft activity for kids.

Jul
29
Tue
Legends of the Night Skies @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

legendsLegends of the Night Sky takes an imaginative look at the stories and legends about Orion, the great hunter of the winter sky.

History of Technology @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Ingram-PlanetariumEach week, the Tuesday Connections series will highlight a specific aspect of the history of technology.

Dinosaur Passage to Pangaea @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

pangaeaWhen two children embark on a geology field trip, they are thrown into a fantastic voyage where they witness incredible geological wonders and learn the mysterious process that shaped our present-day continents.

Sea Monsters: A Prehistoric Adventure @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

sea_monstersJourney 80 million years back in time to an age where mighty dinosaurs dominated the land — and an equally astonishing assortment of ferocious creatures swarmed, hunted, and fought for survival beneath the vast, mysterious prehistoric seas. See stunning, photo-realistic images of some of the most awesome predators ever to prowl the Earth’s oceans.

Undiscovered Worlds @ Ingram Planetarium
Jul 29 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

undiscovered_worldsThis show explores a timeless question: Do other planets like Earth exist? Through the discovery of exoplanets – the hundreds of planets that have been found orbiting stars beyond the Sun – we have learned that our solar system is not alone in the universe and have had to redefine our understanding of planets and solar systems.