Toddlers study winter changes with Port Discover

Kesha Williams
December 09, 2008

What happens to the world around us during the winter months? Toddlers will learn about animal adaptations and the changes in the winter during the Toddler Time, Wonderful Winter, at 10 a.m. on December 18. Children will become amateur archeologists on a frozen treasure hunt and conduct experiments with snow and ice. A fee of $5 per family and reservations are required. The program is for designed for 3 - 5 year-olds but parents or guardians must accompany the children. 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