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Birthday Parties

Calling all young scientists, not-so-young scientists, and curious minds!

Button up your lab coat, tighten your goggles, and slip on your gloves for a birthday party like you’ve never seen before!

Celebrate your child’s (or your own) special day with a Science Birthday Party that will leave everyone amazed and inspired! Our party is perfect for budding scientists, experienced nerds, and anyone who loves the idea of being in a real university grade laboratory.

Birthday Party Package:

  • Two hours in the Laboratory
  • 2-3 individual experiments, with all materials, reagents, equipment, and technological support provided
  • PPE Provided
  • Maximum of 20 participants.
  • Access to our “animal lab” which includes a variety of scaly (and not scaly animals)

Experiment Options:

  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Chemistry of Fireworks
  • The Moon
  • Rocket Science
  • The Science of Candy-making
  • Dissecting Microscopes
  • Egg Drop Challenge

You can also check ourGroup Programspage for our full catalog in case you see something else that strikes your fancy!

For the Party Planner:

  • Space for cake, ice cream, or lunch may be available, with prior approval. We do allow pizzas to be delivered to the Lab. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
  • Time can be set aside for you to come in and decorate, with prior approval and depending on space availability.
  • Plan ahead! We require at least three week’s advance notice to book a program, but spaces can fill a month or more in advance.

Please email us directly at[email protected]for questions or to book a date!

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Hill District Lab
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South Hills Lab
1699 Washington Rd.
Suite 200
Pittsburgh PA 15228
(814) 830-3100

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