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  • Science Workshops
  • Science Workshops
  • Closed all day Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

Programs

Register By Phone

412.237.1637
8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri

In case of inclement weather, please call the above number to see if a program has been cancelled.

Science Workshops

Have fun discovering and learning about tons of science topics! Call 412.237.1637 to register or for more info. Advance registration is required for all programs.


Dec. 11, 2016 1 pm - 3 pm

LED Ornaments (Ages 6+)
Combining science with creativity never looked so festive! Make a light up holiday ornament and learn the science behind these sparkling little semiconductors.

One adult is required to attend for each family.

$18.00
$15.00
members
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Dec. 11, 2016 9 am - 12 pm

Programming with Scratch (Ages 6-10)
Combine creativity, math, and computer skills in this introduction to programming. Use the simple language of Scratch to create your own interactive games and animations.

$20.00
$20.00
members
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Jan. 31, 2017 - Feb. 28, 2017 10 am - 12 pm

Spring Semester I: Science Explorers
Jan. 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, and 28


Get messy with chemistry and creative with engineering. Explore the night sky and the inside of your body. Find out just what science is all about with a different and exciting topic each week!

$65.00
$50.00
members
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Feb. 11, 2017 - Feb. 12, 2017 1 pm - 4 pm

Minecraft
Feb. 11 and 12


Put your Minecraft engineering skills to the test in this two-day workshop. Design and build on a cooperative Minecraft server, then watch as we 3D-print your creation.

Note: This camp uses the PC version of Minecraft. Experience with keyboards and mice is strongly encouraged

$45.00
$45.00
members
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Feb. 13, 2017 1 pm - 2 pm

Frozen Science
Feb. 13


Bundle up and get ready for some winter science fun as you explore states of matter, paint with ice cubes, and learn all about snowflakes!

$12.00
$10.00
members
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Feb. 19, 2017 1 pm - 3 pm

From Crayon to Candle
Feb. 19


Warm up with science as you learn about the chemistry of fire. Discover creative ways to make your own candles, from brightly colored crayon candles to unique designs using ice!

$18.00
$15.00
members
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March 11, 2017 9 am - 12 pm

Get Animated
March 11


Explore stop-motion animation techniques and become a storyteller! Use Legos, Claymation, or even create your own characters to create a short video.

$20.00
$20.00
members
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March 11, 2017 1 pm - 4 pm

Programming with Scratch
March 11


Combine creativity, math, and computer skills in this introduction to programming. Use the simple language of Scratch to create your own interactive games and animations.

$20.00
$20.00
members
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March 13, 2017 1 pm - 2 pm

Fun with Bubbles
March 13


Can bubbles be square? Can you actually hold a bubble in your hand? Find out in this fun class on the science of bubbles. Test different bubble solutions and make your own bubble blower.

$12.00
$10.00
members
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March 19, 2017 1 pm - 3 pm

Bring on Spring
March 19


Welcome the spring season with some projects sure to brighten your home. Dive into backyard ecology and make decorative seed bombs, or use recycled materials to make a bird feeder. Finally, bring some greenery indoors with a terrarium.

$18.00
$15.00
members
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March 28, 2017 - April 25, 2017 10 am - 12 pm


Spring Semester II: In the Garden
March 28, April 4, 11, 18, and 25

Explore the amazing rainbow of delicious fruits and vegetables that grow right outside your door. Engage all of your senses as you examine everything from apples to zucchini, both inside and out. Discover how they grow, how to sort them, and why they are so healthy!

$65.00
$50.00
members
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April 9, 2017 1 pm - 3 pm

DIY Pinball Mania
April 9


Experiment with simple machines like levers and inclined planes, then get creative as you use them to make your very own pinball game.

$18.00
$15.00
members
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April 10, 2017 1 pm - 2 pm

Catching Rainbows
April 10


Discover all of the colors of the rainbow as you experiment with prisms and light. Project colorful patterns on the wall and capture a rainbow in a jar to take home!

$12.00
$10.00
members
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April 29, 2017 - April 30, 2017 1 pm - 4 pm

Minecraft
April 29 and 30


Put your Minecraft engineering skills to the test in this two-day workshop. Design and build on a cooperative Minecraft server, then watch as we 3D-print your creation.

Note: This camp uses the PC version of Minecraft. Experience with keyboards and mice is strongly encouraged

$45.00
$45.00
members
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May 6, 2017 1 pm - 4 pm

Game Design
May 6


Explore your passion for video games and game design, then become a master game designer as you create and test your very own games.

$20.00
$20.00
members
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May 8, 2017 1 pm - 2 pm

Busy Bees
May 8


Explore the business of bees as you make a beehive, learn how to pollinate, and examine the anatomy of a bumblebee.

$12.00
$10.00
members
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May 14, 2017 1 pm - 3 pm

Mother's Day Make-and-Take
May 14


Create amazing and unique gifts while learning about science! Discover electricity and circuits as you make a light-up greeting card. Experiment with magnetism and make a personalized magnetic gift.

$18.00
$15.00
members
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