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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 […]

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!

Reactions in Action

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Check out our chemi-cool chemistry show full of elements to surprise. Learn about our atomic family with color-changing experiments and learn how green chemistry is helping chemists reduce, reuse, and […]

SolarQuest

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Blast into orbit around the Earth with NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory, or SDO. The SDO is our latest, greatest satellite for exploring the Sun! In this show, students embark on […]

Laser Galactic Odyssey

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

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.

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 […]

On Fire!

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Discover the science behind fire while understanding the powerful combination of heat, oxygen, and fuel. Explosive demonstrations bring to life the science of forest fires, rockets, and fireworks. Do not […]

Expedition: Solar System

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Join Quasi the Robot, your loveable robot sidekick, on an interactive journey through the Solar System! Travel to the International Space Station, the canyons and mountains of Mars, the rings […]

What’s That Sound?

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Is this a high sound or a low sound? Early learners are led in rhythm and song as they learn to predict whether an object will make a deep boom […]

Freeze

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh