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Super Science Saturday: Deep Freeze

Feeling the chill? Warm up in the snow house in Polar World: Wyckoff Hall of Arctic Life and hear stories of how the Inuit people survive and thrive in the Arctic. See how museum professionals use the freezing process to conserve objects and specimens in our care. Celebrate “Polar Bear Birthday Season” by signing our polar bear-sized birthday card and much more.   

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
Tendercare Learning Center, Super Science Activity sponsor

RADical Day: Free Day

RADical Days is an annual ‘thank you’ to taxpayers, offering a chance to see the best of Allegheny County’s top cultural destinations free of charge! This year, RADical Day at Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History is Saturday, September 30, 2023.

To get your free RADical Day admission, please select September 30 as your visit date below.

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RAD

Super Science Saturday: Light

The days may be short on sunlight, but we’re going big on science! Explore qualities of light and luster across the natural world from the glitter of gems to the shine of an insect wing. Learn how animals adapt to thrive in the darkness. Compare cozy survival strategies that help animals and people weather the coldest months. This family-friendly celebration of science provides ideal 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
Tendercare Learning Center, Super Science Activity sponsor

Super Science Saturday:
Nature’s Amazing Machines

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.

Nature’s Amazing Machines was developed by the Field Museum, Chicago, in partnership with the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, with generous support provided by the Searle Funds at the Chicago Community Trust and ITW Foundation.

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
Tendercare Learning Center logo

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 creepy 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 and Tender Care Learning Centers, a proud partner of Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh.