8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Mon - Fri
In case of inclement weather, please call the above number to see if a program has been cancelled.
Have fun discovering and learning about tons of science topics! Call 412.237.1637 to register or for more info. Advance registration is required for all programs.
These workshops are full of scientific fun for ages 6-10.
Workshop cost: $20
1 – 4 pm
Dive into the world of engineering as you design, build, and test out your bridges, towers, catapults, and much more!
The Art of Botany
April 2 – CANCELLED
1 – 4 pm
Combine science and art to discover the wonderful world of plants. Use the everyday plants to make masterpieces, and create your very terrarium to care for.
Symphony of Science
1 – 4 pm
Discover the science behind how and why different instruments make different sounds, play real music on a water xylophone, and make an instrument to take home
Family bonding with a scientific twist on select Sundays from 1 – 3 pm. For ages 6 and up!
$15 adult / $10 child members
$18 adult / $13 child non-members
Art Meets Science
Get creative and use chemistry, physics and even robotics to make some one of a kind art!
Ice Cold Science
Feb. 21 – SOLD OUT
How cold is COLD? Build a tower out of “hot ice” and experience how a polar bear stays warm in the water. Go on an arctic excavation, then create a frozen masterpiece with ice chalk.
Explore distant planets, train to be an astronaut, and discover the stellar beauty of galaxies far, far away from the Earth. This family workshop will be out of this world!
Programming with Scratch
April 17 – SOLD OUT
Combine the simple programming language of Scratch with 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.
Be a Scientist
Dabble in the sciences as you try out chemistry, biology, physics, and more. Find out how to fool your nervous system, create some colorful chemical reactions, and get creative with Newton’s Laws of Motion all in one workshop!
Put your Minecraft engineering skills to the test in this two-day workshop. Design and build on a cooperative Minecraft server, then watch as we 3D-print your creation.
Dec. 5 – 6 – SOLD OUT
1 – 4 pm (ages 8–12)
March 19 – 20 – SOLD OUT
1 – 4 pm (Ages 10-12)
May 14 – 15 – SOLD OUT
1 – 4 pm (Ages 7-9)
Cost: $45 for both days
Game Design: Gamestar Mechanic
Explore your passion for video games and game design, then become a master game designer as you create and test your very own games.
9 am – 4 pm (Ages 8-12)