Friday, April 3, 2009

Port Discover Looks Inside a Fish

Contact: LuAnne Pendergraft, 252-335-3844,
Port Discover Looks "Inside a Fish" at Second Saturday Science, April 11

Elizabeth City, NC — Look "Inside a Fish" at Port Discover's Second Saturday Science, April 11. Leading the program will be Dr. Maurice Crawford, assistant professor of biology at Elizabeth City State University and a specialist in fish ecology. Children will follow food through the digestive system of a fish, identify the organs of fish, and more. "Inside a Fish" is offered at 9:30 am and 11:00 am.

Second Saturday Science is free, thanks to the program sponsor, Gateway Bank. Reservations are required. Second Saturday Science programs are geared toward elementary school aged children. Please call 252-338-6117 for registration.

Port Discover is located at 613 East Main Street, Elizabeth City, North Carolina. Port Discover's hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Programs can be arranged at other times for special groups. For more information call 252-338-6117 or visit

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.

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