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Roper Mountain Science Center

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Roper Mountain Science Center is the Upstate’s premier facility for all ages to learn, explore, and get involved with all things science.

Educator's Directory

Field Trips

The Educator's Directory is now live!
If you want to ignite curiosity and give your students the best field trip possible, then we have an experience for you!

2023-2024 Field Trip Listing
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Educator's Directory

Afternoon Explorations

September 14 - May 10
Thursdays and Fridays

Continue your learning adventures on Thursday and Friday throughout the school year in some of your favorite spaces at Roper Mountain as part of our Afternoon Explorations program.

Afternoon Explorations Tickets & Info
Friday Starry Nights

Friday Starry Nights

Experience Friday Starry Nights in the T.C. Hooper Planetarium with a 360° full immersion dome, 4K projection, state-of-the-art lighting, dynamic 5.1 surround sound and more!

Friday Starry Nights Tickets & Info
Educator's Directory

Live From Roper!

Connect with our science specialist via Zoom multiple times for new lessons changing every four weeks. Lessons are 30 minutes and are unique, engaging, and based on South Carolina and national standards.

Live From Roper Information

Virtual Field Trips

Virtual On Demand

Give students the excitement of a field trip to Roper Mountain, even if you can’t leave the school! Roper Mountain’s dynamic instructors come directly to your classroom through two-way video conferencing technology. Each one hour lesson is unique, engaging and based on South Carolina and National standards.

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Science On Wheels

science on wheels

Bring a Roper Mountain science lesson directly to your site. Our traveling programs can suit any audience from school students to families.

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