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21+ Nights
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Almost Overnighters!
Almost Overnighters!
Café Scientifique
Café Scientifique
Fab Lab Workshops
Fab Lab Workshops
Science Sleepovers
Science Sleepovers
Science Workshops
Science Workshops

Themed Field Trips

Special themed field trip days allow your students to focus in on important science topics, while interacting with tons of hands-on exhibits and meeting some of the best and brightest professionals in the field!


ChemFest

Discover everyday uses for chemistry with dozens of hands-on exhibits and demonstrations presented by local companies, colleges, and universities. Create fruit batteries, UV active bracelets and homemade invisible ink. Experiment with fluorescence, phosphorescence, chemiluminescence, and so much more! Plus, have a chance to interact with professionals who are working in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

ChemFest is a catalyst for fun and learning, so bring the whole family and discover how chemistry is cool!

Attention Schools:
On Friday, high school students are invited to ChemFest Career Café, a fast-paced introduction to careers in an informal setting. They can check out demos, enjoy café-style beverages, and chat with industry professionals. Limited capacity, pre-registration required. Call 412.237.3400, then press 7.

The Pittsburgh Section's National Chemistry Week activities are presented in partnership with the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh, the Spectroscopy Society of Pittsburgh, the PPG Industries Foundation, the PPG Science Education Council, Bayer Corporation, and Carnegie Science Center.

Presented by:

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Sponsored by:

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SciTech Days

Pittsburgh is a hub for high-tech industry, creative technology, and ground-breaking advances in all fields of science. Your students will meet dozens of regional innovators from local companies and universities. Many special workshops and demonstrations are offered during SciTech Days, including sessions for gifted and advanced students.

  • NEW! Today's Medical Technologies
  • NEW! Your Dinner Plate Can Change the World
  • NEW! Neuroscience, Physics, and Your Brain
  • NEW! A Photoacoustic Approach to Cancer – the Sound of Disease
  • Career Café (High School only)
  • Nanotechnology Workshop
  • 3D Printing and Design Workshop
  • Advanced Workshops/Programs

...and so much more!

Call Geri Baker at 412.237.1552 or visit SciTech Days for a complete list!


Engineer the Future

Inspire your students to explore a career in engineering as they engage in hands-on activities, interact with professionals in the field, and check out presentations at more than 50 event tables. On Friday, students are invited to Engineer Fest Career Café, a fast-paced introduction to engineering careers in an informal setting. They can check out dazzling demos, enjoy café-style beverages, and chat with industry professionals. Limited capacity. Pre-registration is required.
Grades: 5–12

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WeatherQuest

Gale-force winds are blowing a spectacular educational event of the geosciences into town! Explore activity tables as you learn about geography, geology, meteorology, and more. Plus, meet special guests from the community! The forecast is 100% chance of fun and learning!
Grades: 5–12



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