A Better World: Improving the Quality of our Lives Through Innovation

STEAM Programs

Learn about the work of important Pittsburghers as they transformed and positively impacted our world. Students will follow in the footsteps of Rachel Carson and become citizen scientists, experiment with food science like H.J. Heinz in pursuit of pure foods and reflect on the impact of Fred Rogers on childhood media as they create their own response to his work.

Grades: 4 – 8
Program Length: 1.5 hours
Maxiumum: 75 students
Cost:
$8 per student

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Please note that not all programs are available for all grades. Please refer to the Experience History Programs guide for more information.

Arsenal of the Union: Western Pennsylvania in the Civil WarUnderground Railroad in Western PennsylvaniaMany Hands Make a City: Immigration and MigrationThe Smoky City: Immigration and IndustryConflicts and Compromises: Pittsburgh’s Labor HistorySetting the Scene: Macaroni BoyForging Freedom: Pittsburgh and World War IIExamining the Holocaust Through the ArchivesEyewitness to HistoryShaping Modern Pittsburgh: A Deliberative ForumPittsburgh Change AgentsInspired by Pittsburgh90 Pittsburgh NeighborhoodsGather a StoryA Better World: Improving the Quality of our Lives Through InnovationInnovation and InventionSystems Thinking: Exploring Complex SystemsSteel City SportsHands On History - Exploring Original Primary Sources


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