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Storytime Under the Stars

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Early learners and their grown-ups are invited to enjoy science-themed stories under a starry sky! Have a seat on a carpet square, gather ‘round our storyteller, and relax under a bright and beaming Moon in our planetarium. Storytime Under the Stars is a 15-minute program for early learners and their grown-ups.

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

Storytime Under the Stars

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Early learners and their grown-ups are invited to enjoy science-themed stories under a starry sky! Have a seat on a carpet square, gather ‘round our storyteller, and relax under a bright and beaming Moon in our planetarium. Storytime Under the Stars is a 15-minute program for early learners and their grown-ups.

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:

It’s Alimentary, Watson!

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

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:

High Voltage

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

This electrifying show features our Tesla Coil and its one-million volt display of light and sound. Presentation includes static charging equipment, magnets, and other concepts of electrical charge. Presented by:

Mission to Mars

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Mission to Mars is a special 20-minute program. NASA’s latest and greatest robot has landed on Mars and you can be a part of the excitement! Blast off from Earth to explore Martian canyons, mountains, and polar ice caps. Retrace the mission's harrowing journey through the Martian atmosphere, triumphant touchdown, and exploration of Jezero Crater! […]

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:

Sounds Like Science

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Can you hear that? It sounds like science! Learn the anatomy and science of how we hear the world around us. That's music to our ears!

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:

Queen Laser Show

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Freddie Mercury may be gone, but the Queen saga lives on! The rock will be loud, emotions high, and LASER light bright when we play all the sing-along hits: “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “Under Pressure,” “Another One Bites the Dust,” and of course “Bohemian Rhapsody”