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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.

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.  

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 a SolarQuest – a quest to learn about our star, the Sun! Students learn how the Sun works, how we study it with our satellite, […]

Freeze

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

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.

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

Earth and Friends

One Allegheny Ave., Pittsburgh

Early learners will embark on an adventure through the Solar System with their grown-ups as they explore space chemistry together, and visit Earth and its “pals” (the other major planets) as they go around the Sun on a Magic Planet video sphere.

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 of Saturn, and even the heart of Pluto! Meet the fleet of NASA robots expanding our knowledge.

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: