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Elementary (Grades 3–5)

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Tesla Coil Demonstration opens in a new window
Learn more about the Tesla coil — one of the Science Center’s coolest exhibits — with Science Educator Amanda Iwaniec.
Content themes: Electricity

Tree Frog Feeding opens in a new window
Learn about the tree frogs in Carnegie Science Center’s H2Oh! Field Station with Science Educator Carla Littleton.
Content themes: Animal Science, Habitats

Making Kale Chips opens in a new window
Learn about health and nutrition while making a healthy snack with Science Educator Christina Soff.
Content themes: Health, Nutrition, Environment

Howling Baloon Demonstration opens in a new window
Learn about sound vibrations with Science Educator Christina Soff.
Content themes: Sound Energy

Tornado Cannon Demonstration opens in a new window
Science Educator Amanda Iwaniec talks about wild weather and demonstrates the strength of a tornado.
Content themes: Meteorology, Force

DIY Oobleck opens in a new window
Let’s get messy! Science Educator Jill Rible demonstrates how to make Oobleck, a non-Newtonian fluid.
Content themes: Properties of Matter, Scientific Observation

Make a Weather Journal and Rain Gauge opens in a new window
Science Educator Jason Dohoda shares his tips for creating your very own weather journal and rain gauge.
Content themes: Meteorology

Meet an Eastern Milksnake opens in a new window
Join Science Educator Carla Littleton as she shares fun facts about the Eastern Milksnake in Carnegie Science Center’s H2Oh! Field Station.
Content themes: Animal Science, Habitats

Physical and Chemical Reactions opens in a new window
Science Educator Jason Dohoda explores reactions in action.
Content themes: Chemistry, Properties of Matter

Say Cheese! (video from WQED Pittsburgh) opens in a new window
Learn about the science behind making cheese with Science Educator Emily Bierer.
Content themes: Food Science, Health and Nutrition

Dream Big Educator Guide opens in a new window
The educational movie Dream Big is an inspiring celebration of innovations big and small and the amazing engineers behind them. Containing 12 lesson plans covering grades K-12, this Educator Guide aligns with the core engineering ideas and principles laid out in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Dream Big is available for streaming on Vimeo on Demand opens in a new window.
Content themes: Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences