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STEM Adventure Scholars Grades 1-6

STEM Adventure: Jr. Scholars
STEM Adventure: Jr. Scholars

STEM Adventure: Scholars

Grades 6–8
Capacity: 25 students per adventure

Enhance a school field trip by adding on a STEM Adventure experience! Students can embark on an exciting, themed learning opportunity during their field trip to the Science Center.

Cost: $16 per student (includes General Admission Field Trip experience)

STEM Adventure must be booked at least three weeks in advance by calling 412.237.3400 between the hours of 9 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday. Registration opens Wed., Sept. 6, 2023!

Choose your fall mission!

*Denotes the following experiences that include a 30-minute gallery tour and a 30-minute workshop.
**Denotes the following experiences that are a 60-minute workshop.

**Basics of Blastoff: Learn how Newton’s Three Laws of Motion can launch a rocket and create solutions to launch the greatest payload possible to the classroom ceiling in this explosive workshop. Your students will see what it takes to get astronauts into orbit, traveling 17,500 miles per hour and learn what goes on inside of a rocket engine by observing and launching safe rockets indoors.

**Drop The Base: Enter the lab in this chemical adventure! Participants will use real scientific equipment in our fully-featured FedEx STEM Learning Labs to investigate the pH of different household liquids, categorize mystery chemicals, and learn about wet lab safety protocols.

*Water You Up To?: Prepare to get wet and learn about the interplay between local weather, Pittsburgh’s infrastructure, and the health and safety of our local ecosystem. Participants will take a tour through H2Oh! and the Field Station where they will be able interact with exhibits and observe local wildlife. Participants will then go back to the FedEx STEM Learning Labs where they will perform water testing to learn about human impact on water quality and wildlife.

Seasonal Fall offering: Available Sept. 6–Dec. 22, 2023

**Life On Mars: Do your students have what it takes to run their own city on the desolate wasteland of Mars? You can find out in this lesson that examines the harsh environment of the Red Planet and compares it to the only home we have ever known, Earth. Your students will work together to steer the future of their own settlements on Mars in an interactive storytelling game where they will have to choose a landing site, decide who will lead their city, and deal with Martian disasters. Along the way, they will use their knowledge of the Martian environment to make decisions and design solutions to out-of-this-world problems.

BOOK NOW: Contact our Reservations Team at 412.237.3400 between the hours of 9 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday. Registration opens Wed., Sept. 6, 2023!

Major Sponsor:
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Generously supported by Howmet Aerospace Foundation

This program is a part of the Center for STEM Education and Career Development. Learn more about our partners.

STEM Adventure: Jr. Scholars
STEM Adventure: Jr. Scholars