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Super Science Saturday: Clever Creatures

Nature often outsmarts us! Gather under the baobab tree to learn how animal ingenuity thrives within this ecological niche. Discover amazing feats of engineering within the natural world that humans have tried, and often failed, to recreate with technology. Get inspired by creative ways animals use tools and discover how biomimicry is paving the way for human innovation. This family-friendly activity focuses on things to do with kids ages 7–12.

Sponsors

Super Science Saturdays are sponsored by PA Cyber, TribLIVE, and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

PA Cyber Charter School, Super Science Activity sponsor
Trib Live

Tendercare Learning Center, Super Science Activity sponsor

Super Science Saturday: Booseum Trick-or-Treat

Looking for family-friendly things to do for Halloween? Join us for Booseum Trick-or-Treat!
Costumes are encouraged for a nature-themed Halloween celebration! Travel through the museum’s haunted halls to find spooky specimens. Friendly museum staff will help you take a closer look at things that might seem scary at first, like spiders and skeletons. Search for the clues to a scavenger hunt, earn stamps along the way, then redeem them for a goodie bag with all sorts of prizes! While supplies last.

Sponsors

Super Science Saturdays are sponsored by PA Cyber, TribLIVE, and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

PA Cyber Charter School, Super Science Activity sponsor
Trib Live

Tendercare Learning Center, Super Science Activity sponsor

Super Science Saturday: Black and Gold

How do we show our Pittsburgh pride? Bring on the black and gold! Discover local plants, birds, and bugs that use dazzling black and gold patterns to create their own homefield advantage. Connect with Pittsburgh’s mineral and industrial history in a museum scavenger hunt. Panthers, penguins, parrots and more – get ready to rally for the natural history of beloved local mascots! This line-up of things to do with kids is ideal for ages 7–12.

Sponsors

Super Science Saturdays are sponsored by PA Cyber, TribLIVE, and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

PA Cyber Charter School, Super Science Activity sponsor
Trib Live

Tendercare Learning Center, Super Science Activity sponsor

Super Science Saturday: Jurassic Day

Dinosaurs make good movie characters, and so do paleontologists! Find out what’s fake in some prehistoric film scenes and see where the real science shines through. Hear about the most recent discoveries in this fascinating field and ask museum staff your most pressing questions about the flora and fauna that inhabited one of the most influential—and popular—geological periods in our Earth’s history. Things to do at Jurassic Day are designed for kids ages 7–12 and families.

Sponsors

Super Science Saturdays are sponsored by PA Cyber, TribLIVE, and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

PA Cyber Charter School, Super Science Activity sponsor
Trib Live

Tendercare Learning Center, Super Science Activity sponsor

Super Science Saturday: Poop, Guts, and Butts

All across the animal kingdom – everybody poops! It is a little gross, but we promise to keep it clean as we take a closer look at guts and digestion together. Learn how scientists analyze dung to understand animal health. Hone your own wildlife tracking skills by exploring the science of scat identification. Have a good laugh looking for butt-shaped seeds, fruits, fungi, minerals, and fossils. If you’re not already intrigued by the icky, sticky, stinky side of nature – you will be after this family-friendly activity!

Sponsors

Super Science Saturdays are sponsored by PA Cyber, TribLIVE, and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.

PA Cyber Charter School, Super Science Activity sponsor
Trib Live

Tendercare Learning Center, Super Science Activity sponsor