Toddlers learn how their bodies grow on January 15

LuAnne Pendergraft
January 06, 2009

Preschoolers will investigate the amazing abilities of the human body during Port Discover's Toddler Time, "Amazing Me!" at 10 a.m. on January 15. Children will learn the basic functions of their bodies and why they grow and change. Each student will create a life-size version of themselves to take home. The program fee is $5 per family and reservations are required. The program is for 3 - 5 year-olds and parents or guardians must accompany the child. Port Discover is located at 613 E. Main Street, Elizabeth City. Port Discover's hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or www.portdiscover.org. Port Discover is a community-based, non-profit organization, established to enhance the public's understanding and enjoyment of science through engaging programs, activities, and exhibits. Elizabeth City State University along with the Elizabeth City Area Chamber of Commerce initiated the project that has attracted broad community support, including Elizabeth City Morning Rotary, College of the Albemarle, Albemarle Hospital, Museum of the Albemarle, Elizabeth City Area Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Elizabeth City-Pasquotank Public Schools. Port Discover is also a member of the NC Grassroots Science Museum Collaborative. For more information, contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844, lspendergraft@mail.ecsu.edu