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Middle and High School (Grades 6-12)

Share these videos with students to introduce them to different STEM careers and give them behind-the-scenes looks at Carnegie Science Center’s exhibitions.

Behind-the-Scenes of the H2Oh! Field Station
Join Science Educator Carla Littleton as she takes you behind the scenes of Carnegie Science Center’s H2Oh! Field Station. Meet our and get up close with some Beetles opens in a new window and an Eastern Milksnake opens in a new window.
Content themes: Animal Science, Habitats

Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Cosmic Fun opens in a new window
Science Educator Charissa Sedor takes you on a tour of the space annex she built in this fun-filled game.
Content themes: Astronomy, Space Exploration, History

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

Habitable Zone and Exoplanets opens in a new window
Learn why our place in space is just right as Science Educator Charissa Sedor discusses water, the Habitable Zone, and exoplanets.
Content themes: Astronomy, Earth Science

Balloon Skewer Demonstration opens in a new window
Science Educator Christina Soff demonstrates the basics of polymers and surface tension by skewering a balloon without popping it.
Content themes: Chemistry, Molecules, Polymers

DIY Invisible Ink opens in a new window
Science Educator Jill Rible shows you how to make invisible ink using simple household ingredients.
Content themes: Chemistry

How to Grow Food from Scraps opens in a new window
Join Science Educator Carla Littleton in growing your own food from scraps of fruits and vegetables!
Content themes: Environmental Science

Miniature Railroad & Village® Tour opens in a new window
Learn more about Carnegie Science Center’s Miniature Railroad & Village® with an up-close tour of this beloved exhibit.
Content themes: HistoryGirl Up STEM for Social Good Toolkit opens in a new window

Originally created for Girl Up Clubs opens in a new window, the activities in this toolkit can be adapted for any group of middle or high school students interested in sparking social change with STEM. Developed by Girl Up in partnership with Carnegie Science Center and BNY Mellon.

Content themes: Citizen Science, Data Collection and Interpretation, Women in STEM

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