Visit the museum without ever leaving your classroom. Our live, interactive videoconferencing programs are available on-demand to fit your schedule and curriculum needs.
Length of program: 45 minutes
Fee: $125 per session
Maximum capacity: 30 students
Adaptable for grades K–8
To register, call 412.622.3254 or email
NEW! Dino Dig
Bring the world of paleontology to your classroom through a video conference with a dinosaur expert from Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Explore the world of dinosaurs during a fifteen-minute show-and-tell presentation. Following the lecture, a museum expert will lead your class in preparing their own fossil to keep. Please book one month in advance to ensure items are shipped to your site in time for the conference. Materials for the fossil activity are provided for 25 students.
$20 in addition to distance learning programming fee
(+$2 for each student in excess of 25)
Materials shipped to your classroom:
25 fossil casts
25 plaster sheets
25 paper towel sheets
Teachers need to provide:
5 shallows bins of water (approximately lasagna pan size, half full of water)
25 paper plates
Science Content Presentations
Choose your topic and join a museum educator for an in-depth exploration of science and museum objects.
The Iroquois People
Earth Science Topics
Rocks and Minerals
Fossil Clues to Ancient Life
Dinosaur Teeth and Claws
Dinosaurs: What’s New?
Nature Views through a Scanning Electron Microscope
Don't let cost be a barrier! Support may be available for some outreach programs. Call the Group Visits Office at 412.622.3289 for more information.
Should hazardous conditions result in cancellation of programs, announcements will be made on television stations KDKA, WTAE, and WPXI.