The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville presents Science Cinema, Saturday, August 31, featuring Warner Bros’ “Under the Sea.” Narrated by Jim Carrey, this film transports viewers to
The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville presents Science Cinema, Saturday, August 31, featuring Warner Bros’ “Under the Sea.” Narrated by Jim Carrey, this film transports viewers to some of the most exotic and isolated undersea locations on Earth, including Southern Australia, New Guinea and others in the Indo-Pacific region, allowing them to experience face-to-face encounters with some of the most mysterious and stunning creatures of the sea. It offers a uniquely inspiring and entertaining way to explore the beauty and natural wonder of the oceans, as well as the impact of global climate change.
This free 40-minute film will be shown at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m. and is rated G. Admission is free. Science Cinema programming is funded by a grant from the International Paper Foundation.
Science Cinema films are designed to educate and enlighten as much as entertain. To extend the learning experience of “Under the Sea,” please visit our education table after the film.
For more information, please contact the museum at 910-914-4185 or Whiteville@naturalsciences.org.
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The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences at Whiteville is located at 415 South Madison St., downtown Whiteville. Based in Columbus County, it serves the southeastern region of North Carolina and is an extension of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. The most visited museum in the state and an active research institution, the Museum in Raleigh engages visitors of every age and stage of learning about the wonders of science and the natural world, and introduces them to intriguing fields of study that are critical to the future of North Carolina. Plan your visit online at www.naturalsciences.org. Jason Cryan, PhD, Interim Director; Susi H. Hamilton, Secretary, Department of Natural and Cultural Resources; Roy Cooper, Governor.
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (NCDNCR) is the state agency with a vision to be the leader in using the state’s natural and cultural resources to build the social, cultural, educational and economic future of North Carolina. Led by Secretary Susi H. Hamilton, NCDNCR’s mission is to improve the quality of life in our state by creating opportunities to experience excellence in the arts, history, libraries and nature in North Carolina by stimulating learning, inspiring creativity, preserving the state’s history, conserving the state’s natural heritage, encouraging recreation and cultural tourism, and promoting economic development.
NCDNCR includes 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, two science museums, three aquariums and Jennette’s Pier, 39 state parks and recreation areas, the N.C. Zoo, the nation’s first state-supported Symphony Orchestra, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, State Preservation Office and the Office of State Archaeology, along with the Clean Water Management Trust Fund and the Natural Heritage Program. For more information, please call (919) 807.7300 or visit www.ncdcr.gov.
(Saturday) 10:00 am
NC Museum of Natural Sciences Whiteville
415 S Madison St