This show demonstrates how the tongue and nose unite to decode the flavors of food. Visitors will discover the biochemistry behind the sense of taste, why scientists think these senses exist, and how they may have been a matter of survival for our ancestors. Sponsored by:
Lights out, heads up, stars on! This live show guides you through the current night sky, showing you how to locate the planets and constellations you can see from your own backyard, as well as the phases of the Moon. Presented by:
Solve the mystery of what happens to food as it journeys through the human body through the alimentary canal (gastrointestinal tract). Students will understand how food is converted into energy and used by all parts of the body’s systems. Sponsored by:
Take a musical journey of laser light! Blast off to your favorite interstellar tunes as we fly through space at the speed of light. Fun for all ages.
Bring Frankenstein's monster to life! Hair-raising, shocking experiments on our Van de Graaff generator will spark your imagination. The history of electricity reaches a frightfully fun conclusion... it's alive!
Go on a guided tour of the night sky without leaving Pittsburgh! You’ll travel beyond our solar system and beyond our own Milky Way Galaxy to the farthest reaches of our cosmos.