SciTech Days are a special kind of field trip that features the growth areas of Pittsburgh: biotech & health, nanotechnology & advanced materials/processes, information technology & robotics, and eco tech (think environment & energy). It also connects visitors with leading scientists and technologists in a fun, dynamic atmosphere.
This hands-on event allows you to register middle and high school students for cutting-edge workshops and featured programs, as well as explore interactive exhibits from leading STEM companies and higher education organizations.
SciTech programming is designed to offer a diverse and broad range of topics. Programs emphasize:
Each program varies as to the degree of these components. Feel free to ask for a fuller description of what to expect in a workshop or theater program.
During the program, students can collect as many stamps as they want in their passport booklet by visiting corporate and higher education exhibit booths. For more details, see Student Assessment: Passport System/Act 48 Form. High School students can explore careers by visiting corporate and higher education exhibit booths and using our Career Discovery Trek. For more details, see Career Discovery Trek.
Advanced registration can only be made with groups of 15 or more.
Group rates are available to groups of 15 or more people (includes students, parents, and teachers) and include access to four floors of hands-on exhibits, Highmark SportsWorks®, and one reserved workshop and special program. The cost per student is $8. Required chaperones (1 adult per 10 students) are free. Additional adults will be charged $8 per person.
Groups can add an Omnimax film for an additional fee of $4 per student and $4 per adult.
For additional program information about SciTech Days, call 412.237.1552.
Fall 2017 SciTech will be held on November 7-10, 2017.