The 2nd floor exhibits at Marbles give students hands-on, minds-on opportunities for communicating, collaborating, creating and critical thinking. Your group is welcome to visit the 1st floor exhibits. The strongest 4-5 curriculum matches are upstairs.
Students explore how people earn and use money for goods and services in the pizzeria and pet shop. Money flows through the bank as students aim to save, make deposits and withdrawals. Presented by North Carolina banks.
Create, innovate, design and construct! Students experiment with design as they build cars, use a variety of scrap materials to invent and build super structures with giant Legos.
Students put their skeletal and muscular systems to the test! Shoot, skate, climb, dribble and balance. Pretending to cook from the My Plate table reinforces healthy nutrition. Presented by Carolina Hurricanes.
Using cranks, levers and pulleys, students work together to keep the electricity flowing through a pretend power grid. Students learn where energy comes from and how to use it wisely. Presented by ABB.
Charge up hands-on play at STEM challenge stations! Make and test flyers that soar up wind towers, build and rebuild circuits, and engineer solutions to a variety of brain teasers. Presented by Duke Energy.
Artists at work! Imagination and self-expression unfold as students use high-quality materials to create artistic masterpieces. It’s all about the process!
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Create. Communicate. Collaborate. Think critically. Take learning to the third dimension with an IMAX Educational Movie. Movies on NC's biggest screen educate and entertain.
Movies are approximately 40 minutes.
America's Musical Journey 3D - Social Studies Curriculum Match: 5.H.1, 5.H.2, 5.G.1, 5.C.1 & Art Curriculum Match: 4.CR.1, 5.CR.1, 4.MR.1, 5.MR.1
Lewis & Clark - Social Studies Curriculum Match: 5.H.1, 5.H.2
We The People - Social Studies Curriculum Match: 5.H.1, 5.H.2, 5.G.1, 5.CG.1, 5.CG.2
Born to Be Wild 3D - Science Curriculum Match: 4.L.1, 5.L.2
Deep Sea 3D - Science Curriculum Match: 4.L.1, 5.L.2
Pandas 3D - Science Curriculum Match: 4.L.1, 5.L.2 & English Language Arts Curriculum Match: L.4.6, L.5.6
Journey to Space 3D - Science Curriculum Match: 4.E.1
Hidden Universe 3D - Science Curriculum Match: 4.E.1, 4.P.3
Hubble 3D - Science Curriculum Match: 4.E.1, 4.P.3
Backyard Wilderness 3D - Science Curriculum Match: 4.L.1, 5.E.1, 5.L.2
Mysteries of the Unseen World 3D - Science Curriculum Match: 4.P.3
Dream Big 3D: Engineering Our World
Extreme Weather 3D - Science Curriculum Match: 5.E.1
Forces of Nature - Science Curriculum Match: 4.E.2, 5.E.1
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