• We are CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day and Sunday, Nov. 30.



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8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri

Science Workshops

Family Workshops

Sundays from 1 – 3 pm
Ages 6+

$10 Adult and $5 Child / $13 Adult and $8 Child
(Member / Non Member)

Oct. 12 – Blast Off! – SOLD OUT
The sky’s the limit as we “take off” learning the science behind flight. Join us for Space Out Weekend as we check out Bernoulli's principle, investigate how insects, migrating birds, and even humans command the sky. Build your own rocket and see how science can really soar!

Nov. 23 – Programming with Scratch (Ages 8+) – SOLD OUT
Combine this simple programming language and your imagination to create your own interactive stories, animations, or games. While creating Scratch projects, participants learn important mathematical and computational ideas, learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.

Dec. 14 – Holiday Science Fun – SOLD OUT
Discover the science behind this chilly season as you explore snowflakes, experiment with candy canes, learn about states of matter with dry ice, and create your own frozen bubbles.

Tech Programs

Workshop – Engineer Minecraft

October 18 – 19 (Both days required) – SOLD OUT
1-4 pm
Ages 10-12

December 6 – 7 (Both days required) – SOLD OUT
1-4 pm
Ages 8-9

$40/$45 (Member/Non Member)

Put your Minecraft engineering skills to the test in our two day workshop. Spend your first day designing and building on a cooperative Minecraft server with other kids. On the second day, watch as we 3D print your creation on our 3D printer! Explore a virtual Science Center and discover what other secrets might be hiding in our virtual world.

Digital Video SMASH JAM Workshop:
From Vision to Video In One Day

Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015

10 am – 6 pm
Ages 13-18

FREE workshop with lunch provided.
Space is limited.

Science, writing, filmmaking... and you! All experience levels are welcome to this free one-day video-making workshop presented by Carnegie Science Center and Western PA Writing Project. This hands-on workshop will teach you how to use digital video to tell your science story.

Sign up: 412.237.1637

This project is part of Pittsburgh City of Learning, an initiative of The Sprout Fund. Pittsburgh City of Learning is part of a nationwide movement to leverage community resources to ensure learning doesn't stop when school lets out. By participating in City of Learning programs happening in schools, museums, libraries, parks, and community centers, young people can explore their interests, develop new skills, and connect their learning to real world opportunity by earning digital badges.

Learn more at pghcityoflearning.org.

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