• Carnegie Science Center is OPEN on Labor Day but CLOSED on Sept. 2 and Sept. 7.

Themed Field Trips

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Oct. 24–25, 2014
To celebrate National Chemistry Week, the Science Center invites students to explore a future in the field of chemistry. Explore the reasons why chemistry "matters" through hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations, and exciting presentations.

On Friday, high school students are invited to ChemFest Café, a fast-paced introduction to chemistry careers in an informal setting. They can check out dazzling demos, enjoy café-style beverages, and chat with industry professionals. Limited capacity, pre-registration required.

Onsite partners include: Allegheny College, Alpha Chi Sigma, American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), ASM International, BASF Corporation, Bayer Corporation, Bidwell Training Center, California University of PA, Carlow University, Carnegie Mellon University, Chatham University, Clarion University, Duquesne University, Fisher Science Education, Girls, Math & Science Partnership, Indiana University of PA, La Roche College, LANXESS Corporation, PPG Industries, Inc., Robert Morris University, SACP, SACP Student Affiliates, Science on the Road, Seton Hill University, Tetra Tech NUS, INC., The Children's Institute, U.S. Office of Surface Mining, University of Pittsburgh ACS, Waynesburg University, and Westinghouse Electric Company.

ChemFest is sponsored by: