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Tasteful Tidbits: Science of Taste & Smell

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

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:

Pharaoh’s Phrog

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Unwrap an ancient Egyptian "frog prince" to discover the science of amphibian anatomy and mummification. This show includes the partial dissection of a preserved laboratory frog.

Stars Over Pittsburgh

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

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:

Move it, Move it!

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Jump out of your seat ... touch your feet! Explore how physical activity can help your body do great things! Sponsored by

Freeze!

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Laser Holiday Magic

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Experience the magic of the holiday season with a little science at this magical holiday laser show perfect for the whole family. Featuring traditional holiday tunes from across generations to contemporary artists performing their personal favorites, this matinee laser show is guaranteed to be a hit with all ages. Songs include: Most Wonderful Time of […]

Brain Power

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Unravel the mystery of our ever changing brain. Challenge your brain to different types of stimuli. Trigger the impulses of neurons and receptors as we explore the main processor of our body. Sponsored by:

The Energy Show

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

In this energy-themed show, learn how energy is harnessed to power our civilization. Explore renewable and non-renewable alternatives, while learning about technologies and careers needed to sustain energy consumption. During the show, learn how to identify energy forms and examples of energy. Sponsored by:

Stars Over Pittsburgh

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

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: