Sponsored Content The Citizen Science Lab’s hands-on camps make summer fun and educational

Our young scientists learn inside the lab and outside.


Are you R.E.A.A.D.Y. for this? A STEM and performing arts school is in the works for Millvale.

There are plenty of reasons to dance, sing and make merry in Millvale.

Sponsored Content Shady Side Academy summer programs have something for every kid!

Summer is a unique time for students to grow. A good summer camp or class can give kids the opportunity to discover new passions, develop existing talents, forge new friendships […]


2019 Pittsburgh summer camps that appeal to every kind of kid

Summer is too short to fit in all the cool camps available for Pittsburgh kids.

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Maker Monday: Underwater Fireworks

Little kids will find their giggles watching the moving colors swirl below the surface.

Catalyst Connection’s student video contest shows the cool side of manufacturing

Teams from 20 Pittsburgh-area middle schools produced these creative videos.

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Maker Monday: Play-Doh Maze

Feeling competitive? Time your race to the end and see if you can improve your speed or use a timer to race with friends.

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ASSET STEM aims to empower Pittsburgh kids as climate change leaders

“We believe this new program will inspire a future of environmental scientists, who will lead the way in solving complex problems.”

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Maker Monday: Salt Painting

We went with snowflake designs because we love how the salt adds shimmer and shine to the final masterpiece.

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Study the science of art and the art of science at new Da Vinci exhibit

“Even 500 years later, Da Vinci’s work is still being studied. He still plays a part in our daily lives. It’s interesting to see this all in one setting.”

Pittsburgh-based Remake Learning Days is going nationwide this spring

For more than a decade, Remake Learning has served as the hub of a vibrant network of Pittsburgh-area educators, artists, technologists and community organizations with a shared goal of creating […]

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Pittsburgh kids stand up for the environment through Young Voices for the Planet

A lot of kids today feel this world is spinning out of control. It’s not the greatest time to be growing up. The children need to rise up to protect their future.

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Maker Monday: Pompom Catapult

With a little guidance, parents can give kids a hands-on lesson in engineering through building a catapult.

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How will we live in the future? These kids offer cool solutions for cities ahead of their time.

Kids from Propel East envision a way for coastal cities to survive when waters start to rise from global warming. The plan: Live underwater.


10 ways kids can celebrate Martin Luther King Day in Pittsburgh

Organizations around town are planning lots of special events for families to honor the work and legacy of the champion of civil rights.

10 STEM books on space to test your kid’s outer limits

These STEM: Super Science booklists keep a child’s interest with engaging stories guaranteed to promote curiosity.

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