Technology Workshops at Carnegie Science Center

Your child can have fun discovering and learning about tons of science topics at one of the Science Workshops being held at Carnegie Science Center! For more information, or to register for any of the workshops, call 412-237-1637, or visit the Science Workshops event page. Advance registration is required for all workshops.

Crazy Circuits
February 25 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Experiment with electricity and follow the path it takes as you create unique projects with circuits! Find out how to use Play-Doh, Legos, and even paper to conduct a current, and add some lights to your very own creation. For ages 8 to 12.

Get Animated
February 25 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Explore stop-motion animation techniques and become a storyteller! Use Legos, Claymation, or even create your own characters to create a short video. For ages 8 to 12.

Inventing with littleBits™
March 4 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Create inventions large and small! Use littleBits™ electronic building blocks to invent, design, and build anything you can imagine. Construct projects such as a working flashlight, an animatronic animal, or a light‑sensitive fan. For ages 7 to 10.

Coding with Arduino
March 4 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Combine coding, engineering, and innovation as you use littleBits™ Arduino Kits to make awesome inventions. You’ll use easy to use color-coded electronic components and simple code to customize your creation! For ages 10 to 14.

Lego Mindstorms Space Challenge
March 18 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Take the space challenge as you use LEGO Education’s EV3 technology to program a Mars rover to carry out real-world space missions! Hone your skills on the practice mat, then head to the Martian landscape to collect samples, establish communication, and launch the space shuttle! For ages 8 to 12.

Robot Roundup
March 18 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm
Discover how robots sense, think, and act as you get hands on with a fun variety of educational robots. Use color to program Ozobots™, snap together Cubelets, and navigate Sphero through an obstacle course. For ages 7 to 10.

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