New! Science Adventure Classes


Using the new two-step method, customize a program so that it’s just right for you. Every program is designed to expand on important themes in your curriculum with engaging activities and objects.
Length of program: 45 minutes
Fee: $120 per session
Maximum capacity: 30 students
To register, call 412.622.3254 or email HoweP@carnegiemuseums.org

 

Step 1: Choose your topic.


Dino Detectives
Travel back in time to a world ruled by massive plant eaters and vicious carnivores.
Standard Connection:
3.1 biological science
3.3 earth and space sciences

Rock and Mineral Hounds
Read the story of Earth’s past as recorded in rocks by investigating their properties and exploring the cycle of rock formation and recycling.
Standard Connection:
3.3 earth and space sciences

Exploring Ancient Egypt
Unearth the wonders of ancient Egypt by linking its art, architecture, writing, artifacts, and mummies with the unique desert landscape along the Nile.
Standard connection:
8.1 historical analysis and skills development
8.4 world history

American Indian Adventures
Go on an adventure across North America and discover diverse American Indian cultures, exploring their daily life and beliefs by interpreting tools, housing structures, and other objects.
Standard Connection:
8.1 historical analysis and skills development
8.3 united states history

Fur, Feathers, and Scales
Compare and contrast patterns on fur, feathers, and scales in real specimens from our educational loan collection, and tie these observations to animal survival strategies.
Standard Connection:
3.1 biological science

Creepy Crawlies and Things with Wings
Look closely at the wonderful world of insects and learn about their unique features and behaviors to understand why they belong to the most diverse and largest animal group on Earth.
Standard Connection:
3.1 biological science

 

Step 2: Choose your presentation style.


Science Stations
Students travel through four hands-on stations for one amazing scientific experience: Activity Station, Imagination Station, Data Collection Station, and Analysis Station.
Recommended grades: Pre-K–3
Standard Connection:
3.2 Inquiry and Design

Learn it! Do it!
Experience a dynamic fifteen-minute presentation on your selected topic and follow it with a hands-on science activity.
Recommended grades: 3–5
Standard Connection:
3.2 Inquiry and Design

A Tour for You!
Enjoy an authentic tour of objects at your site. Expert Museum Educators lead your group through a 45-minute “tour” of touchable artifacts and fossils. Great for senior citizens centers, libraries, high schools, and other facilities.
Standard Connection:
3.2 Inquiry and Design