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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.

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:  

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.

Laser Galactic Odyssey
(separate ticket required)

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.

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 or a high-pitched squeak based on its size and shape. Everyone gets to tap a Boomwhacker and delight in the musical tones of a steel […]

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:

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.  

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: