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  • Science Workshops
  • Science Workshops
  • We will close at 4 pm on Feb. 25.
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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.


From Crayon to Candle

1 pm – 3 pm
Ages 6+ with an adult

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!

Feb. 19, 2017

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Get Animated

9 am – 12 pm
Ages 7 – 10

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

March 11, 2017

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Programming with Scratch

1 pm – 4 pm
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.

March 11, 2017

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Fun with Bubbles

1 pm – 2 pm
Ages 3 – 5 with an adult

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.

March 13, 2017

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Bring on Spring

1 pm – 3 pm
Ages 4 – 5

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.

March 19, 2017

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Spring Semester II: In the Garden

March 28, April 4, 11, 18, and 25
10 am – 12 pm
Ages 4 – 5

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!

March 28, 2017

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DIY Pinball Mania

1 pm – 3 pm
Ages 6+ with an adult

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

April 09, 2017

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Catching Rainbows

1 pm – 2 pm
Ages 3 – 5 with an adult

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!

April 10, 2017

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Minecraft

1 pm – 4 pm
Ages 9 – 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

April 01, 2017

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April 29, 2017

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Game Design

1 pm – 4 pm
Ages 8 – 12

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

May 06, 2017

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Busy Bees

1 pm – 2 pm
Ages 3 – 5

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

May 08, 2017

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Mother's Day Make-and-Take

1 pm – 3 pm
Ages 6+ with an adult

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.

May 14, 2017

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