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From Gates to Greats: Rural Science Education Engagement with the Saunders Science Scholars Program

March 23, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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This presentation will highlight a collaborative rural community partnership featuring an informal science center (Morehead Planetarium and Science Center), local school district (Gates County Schools), and local non-profit (Gates County Community Partnership). Discussion will include how these partners implemented a community-wide collaborative effort that resulted in academic achievements for the students and increased family science engagement in a rural community.

Attend virtually or in person. In-person attendees can come to the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center. For the virtual option, join via Zoom when the event begins. We will be using automatic live captions for this event. If you need other accommodations to join and participate in this event, please send an email to


Online and In-Person: Morehead Planetarium
250 E Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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