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Assembly Broadcast Days

Wednesdays at 10:30 am and 1 pm

Wow your students with our head-scratching, mind-blowing virtual science assemblies for elementary and middle schools! Stream an exciting live 45-minute presentation directly to your school with our weekly Broadcast Days, held on Wednesdays at 10:30 am and 1 pm.

Choose from a range of engaging science topics and dynamic lessons in physics, engineering, biology, and much more! See below for our full list of assembly offerings, which include classic Science on the Road favorites and our brand-new program, Science of Hockey!

Cost: $250 for up to 100 students

Call 412.237.3400 to book today!

Interested in a Science on the Road virtual assembly but can’t make our Wednesday broadcasts? Learn more about booking an assembly on your schedule!

Science of Hockey

Upcoming Broadcast Days: March 24, April 28, June 9
Content themes: Forces, Geometry, Physiology, Materials Science
Grades K-8

Jump in the game as a coach or player, and apply cryogenic chemistry, air hockey hovercrafts, and bowling ball pendulums to improve team performance. From reaction time to ice quality, dynamic science and math demonstrations will help you bring this ragtag team all the way to the Stanley Cup!

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Science Takes Flight

Upcoming Broadcast Days: March 31, May 12
Content themes: Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Regional Science
Grades K–8

Your future is cleared for takeoff! Learn how innovative aircraft fly off the drawing board and into the sky and you take a spin on our hovercraft and feel the fiery roar of propulsion chemistry.

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Wild by Design: Innovations from A to Zoo

Upcoming Broadcast Days: April 7, May 19
Content themes: Zoology, Physics, Engineering, Regional Science
Grades K–8

Engineering is a day at the Zoo! Join local scientists and onscreen zoo animals for a bio-inspired adventure with leaf-blowers, foamy chemistry, and liquid nitrogen rockets!

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Special thanks to Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium

Grand Slam Science

Upcoming Broadcast Days: April 14, May 26
Content themes: Physics, Biology, Materials Science, Mathematics
Grades K–8

Batter up! Discover the science behind America’s favorite pastime as you find a bat’s “sweet spot,” measure reaction time, predict a ball’s trajectory, and then slide into home for a fireworks finish that’s sure to be a blast! Special thanks to the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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Who Wants to Be an Engineer: Imagine It. Make It. Make it Better!

Upcoming Broadcast Days: March 10, April 21, June 2
Content themes: Engineering and Iteration, Digital Design and Fabrication, Forces and Interaction, Materials Science
Grades K–8

Engineers are hard at work making life better. Now it’s your turn to be the engineer in this high-energy game show experience. Ramp up for “Double Dare”–inspired physical engineering challenges. Tinker with simple machines to build soaring towers and suspension bridges.

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