• Carnegie Science Center will be closed on Sunday, Nov. 30.

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

Science Workshops

Winter Programming

Have fun discovering and learning about tons of science topics! These workshops are open to all children. Some of our Science Workshops may fulfill specific Scout badge requirements. Additional requirements may need to be completed on-own. Call 412.237.1637 to register or for more info.

Cost: $20/person unless otherwise noted.

Be a Scientist! (grades 4-5)
Dec. 6, 1-4 pm

Learn what it takes to be a scientist and the different types of work they perform. Explore Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion and experiment with Bernoulli's Principle. Make a barometer and some rock candy crystals to take home.
Boy Scout requirements met during workshop: 1-3, 5-7, and 9-12.

Exploring Chemistry (grades 6-12)
Jan. 10, 9 am - noon

Explore the different branches of chemistry and learn about different careers. Discover the difference between physical and chemical reactions and experiment with everyday uses of chemistry. Discuss pollution and how it affects our environment and the health of planet Earth.
Boy Scout requirements met during workshop: 1-6. Pre-requisites: 7.

Water WOW! (grades 2-3)
Jan. 10, 1-4 pm

Learn how to protect the waters of our planet. Explore the properties of water and issues of water conservation. Discover how light passes through water and make your own rainbows.
May help to meet some Girl Scout Brownie Journey requirements.

Be a Scientist! (grades 4-5)
Jan. 17, 1-4 pm

Learn what it takes to be a scientist and the different types of work they perform. Explore Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion and experiment with Bernoulli's Principle. Make a barometer and some rock candy crystals to take home.
Boy Scout requirements met during workshop: 1-3, 5-7, and 9-12.

The Air We Breathe (grades 6-8)
Jan. 24, 1-4 pm

Learn all about the air you breathe and how to improve its quality. Explore the characteristics of air that are both obvious and surprising. Experiment with air pressure and design your own pinwheel.
May help to meet some Girl Scout Cadettes Journey requirements.

Planet Protectors (grades K-1)
Jan. 31, 1-3 pm
Cost: $14/person

Become upcycle artists creating masterpieces using recycled materials. Engineer skyscrapers and bridges using biodegradable packing materials. We'll learn to take care of the environment so we can do our part to protect planet Earth.
Girl Scout requirements met during workshop: Daisy - Clover and Rosie Petals

The Sky's the Limit! (grades 9-10)
Feb. 7, 1-4 pm

Join us for StormFest weekend and explore the sky. Learn about cloud formations and study the stars. Create a rocket as we study the basics of flight. Investigate sky pollution and brainstorm some ways to achieve clear skies.
Girl Scout requirements met during workshop: Senior – Sky Badge 2-5 (Requirement 1 can be met on your own).

CSI Sci (grades 4-5)
Feb. 14, 1-4 pm

Become a forensic scientist for the day and help us solve a crime. Well take fingerprints, collect evidence, and even make an edible DNA strand.
Girl Scout requirements met during workshop: Junior – Detective Badge

Family Workshops

Sundays from 1 – 3 pm
Ages 6+

$10 Adult and $5 Child / $13 Adult and $8 Child
(Member / Non Member)

Oct. 12 – Blast Off! – SOLD OUT
The sky’s the limit as we “take off” learning the science behind flight. Join us for Space Out Weekend as we check out Bernoulli's principle, investigate how insects, migrating birds, and even humans command the sky. Build your own rocket and see how science can really soar!



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