Elementary School Assembly Programs
These dynamic 45-minute programs can accommodate up to 250 students per presentation.
All assemblies are available for in-person and virtual programming! Contact us at 412.237.3400 or CustomerService@CarnegieScienceCenter.org for more information.
Fee: $475 for the first program; $225 for any repeat programs.
Add a Hands-On Experience! For just $900, up to 480 students will not only see the assembly program of your choice, but will also participate in 45 minutes of adventure stations, filled with eligible content themed with the show.
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Who Wants to Be an Engineer: Imagine it. Make it. Make it Better!
Content themes: Engineering and Iteration, Digital Design and Fabrication, Forces and Interaction, Materials Science
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.
Produced in partnership with Arconic Foundation.
Chem-Mystery Files: Trial by Fire
Content themes: Properties of matter, energy, chemical reactions
Join Detective Sam Silica on the hunt for clues in a burning mystery and see how evidence “reacts” to scientific tests. Live demonstrations highlight phases of matter, physical and chemical change, properties of elements, and combustion. Help Silica analyze the results to successfully close another case in the Chem-Mystery Files.
Science Takes Flight: From Blueprints to Blue Skies
Content themes: Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Regional Science
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.
Produced in partnership with PPG
Wild By Design: Innovations from A to Zoo
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! Read more… Produced in partnership with PPG
Special thanks to Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
SolarQuest: Living With Our Star
Content themes: Astronomy, Physics, Technology, Environmental Science
Embark on a quest to learn about the Sun. See yourself in infrared, explore photosynthesis with balloon-popping lasers, and watch as exploding hydrogen and fire tornadoes take you to the surface of the Sun! Read more…
SolarQuest: Living with Our Star in partnership with NASA
Content themes: Physics, Engineering, History of Science
Learn about the revolutionary science of “Grounding Father” Ben Franklin, get charged up for a hair-raising experience with our Van de Graaff generator, then come on stage for a “shocking” finale!
Sponsored by Duquesne Light