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Part of the North Carolina Science Festival. Come learn about the science and history of gold mining in NC. Gold was first discovered in NC in 1799, and recovering that gold continues to this day. Learn about the chemistry of gold and the different technologies that have been used to help people get it from the ground and into their everyday lives. Also learn about the different kinds of rocks and minerals in the area and where else they found gold around the state. You can try your hand at gold panning too!
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