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Middle School Assembly Programs

These dynamic 45-minute programs can accommodate up to 250 students per presentation.

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.

Shop 'n' Save Seed program logoGet a Free Show! The SHOP ’n SAVE S.E.E.D. program will bring any program listed with this icon SEED icon to your school at no cost to you. SHOP ’n SAVE has now made it even easier to earn your S.E.E.D. assemblies. Simply go online and designate your school to receive the seeds you earn when you shop! No more collecting paper receipts! Call 412.237.3400 for more info. Learn More...

SEED icon Grand Slam Science

Content themes: Physics, Biology, Materials Science, Mathematics
Grades K-8
Virtual only

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.

This show was developed in partnership with

Chevron Pirates Charities


SEED iconScience of Hockey

Content themes: Forces, Geometry, Physiology, Materials Science
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

Coming soon! Now booking for January 2021

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!

Produced in partnership with PPG and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation

PPG logo Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation


SEED icon NEW – 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
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

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.

Arconic


SEED icon Chem-Mystery Files: Trial by Fire

Content themes: Properties of matter, energy, chemical reactions
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

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.


SEED icon  Science Takes Flight: From Blueprints to Blue Skies

Content themes: Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Regional Science
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

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

PPG logo


SEED icon  SolarQuest: Living With Our Star

Content themes: Astronomy, Physics, Technology, Environmental Science
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

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

Middle School Assembly Programs

These dynamic 45-minute programs can accommodate up to 250 students per presentation.

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.

Shop 'n' Save Seed program logoGet a Free Show! The SHOP ’n SAVE S.E.E.D. program will bring any program listed with this icon SEED icon to your school at no cost to you. SHOP ’n SAVE has now made it even easier to earn your S.E.E.D. assemblies. Simply go online and designate your school to receive the seeds you earn when you shop! No more collecting paper receipts! Call 412.237.3400 for more info. Learn More...

SEED icon Grand Slam Science

Content themes: Physics, Biology, Materials Science, Mathematics
Grades K-8
Virtual only

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.

This show was developed in partnership with

Chevron Pirates Charities


SEED iconScience of Hockey

Content themes: Forces, Geometry, Physiology, Materials Science
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

Coming soon! Now booking for January 2021

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!

Produced in partnership with PPG and Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation

PPG logo Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation


SEED icon NEW – 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
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

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.

Arconic


SEED icon Chem-Mystery Files: Trial by Fire

Content themes: Properties of matter, energy, chemical reactions
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

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.


SEED icon  Science Takes Flight: From Blueprints to Blue Skies

Content themes: Physics, Materials Science, Engineering, Regional Science
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

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

PPG logo


SEED icon  SolarQuest: Living With Our Star

Content themes: Astronomy, Physics, Technology, Environmental Science
Grades K-8
In-person or virtual

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