Local HS students spend week immersed in energy science

August 15, 2017

Twenty high school students from Durham, Orange, Chatham, and Alamance counties recently spent a week conducting hands-on activities to examine society’s current use of energy and the technological solutions that will support a low-carbon future at the Energy Literacy, Engagement … Continued

NASA-Funded Lake Level Monitoring Project Web Site Launched

August 8, 2017

The Lake Level Monitoring Project is an effort to better understand how the volume of water in lakes is changing over time. This NASA-funded project is a collaboration between the Department of Geological Sciences at UNC-Chapel Hill, the UNC Institute … Continued

IE exhibit teaches community about toxins in food and water

April 27, 2017

By Alexandra Grant UNC’s Institute for the Environment taught children and their parents about environmental toxins in food and water and how to make healthier food choices during Morehead Planetarium and Science Center’s annual UNC Science Expo on Saturday, April … Continued