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Exciting things are always happening in the STEM world! Click on the news stories listed below to learn more.

Carnegie Science Center is open!
Carnegie Science Center is OPEN! As you plan your first visit back to the Science Center, here is what to expect.
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AIU Trainings: Pop-Up PLNs
AIU Trainings: Pop-Up PLNs (Professional Learning Networks) are engaging, FREE virtual opportunities to explore new technologies and teaching practices while connecting with other educators. Sessions are 45-minutes, held at 11 am and 3 pm each day, and open to all educators. 
Mummies of the World: The Exhibition
Come face-to-face with the largest exhibition of real mummies ever assembled!  Now open through April 19, 2020   Tickets on sale now! This is one Pittsburgh event you don’t want to miss.
STEM Share 2019!
STEM Share 2019!
Share your valuable STEM Resources on STEMisphere! 1. Get registered: Create an account. 2. Submit a resource: Add a single program, activity, or event to the website or contribute several resources through the bulk resource form.  
STEM Jobs: 2017 Update
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workers help drive our nation's innovation and competitiveness by generating new ideas and new companies. Read more here.
Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center: Mentors in the Making
View Video Application To apply to be a mentor, visit the CSC volunteer page.
Carnegie Mellon Launches High School Computer Science Curriculum
Free, Online Coursework Helps Teach Programming Skills  Carnegie Mellon University, world-renowned for computer science and artificial intelligence, has launched a free, online curriculum for high school students that helps instructors teach programming skills using engaging graphics and animations.
STEM 101: Intro to tomorrow’s jobs
BLS-STEM Jobs Report Spring 2014 reveals that STEM jobs are projected to grow to more than 9 million between 2012 and 2022, which is an increase of 1 million jobs over 2012 employment levels. Click here for more.
Carnegie Science Center to Launch Teaching Excellence Academy
Workshops focus on best practices in STEM education PITTSBURGH, Aug. 29, 2016 — Carnegie Science Center will launch its inaugural Teaching Excellence Academy in the fall of 2016. The Teaching Excellence Academy is open to any teachers in the region with an interest in strengthening their STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) pedagogy skills. Several workshops are available for parents as well.
SCIENCE CENTER LAUNCHES STEMISPHERE KIOSK
STEMISPHERE CONNECTS STUDENTS, TEACHERS, PARENTS WITH LOCAL STEM RESOURCES PITTSBURGH, Friday, May 20, 2016 ― A new high-tech kiosk in Carnegie Science Center’s lobby will enable visitors to search STEMisphere (www.STEMisphere.org), a free central hub listing science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) resources across the region.
CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER RECEIVES INTERNATIONAL AWARD
Carnegie STEM Excellence Pathway Recognized for “Leading Edge Business Practice” by Association of Science-Technology Centers PITTSBURGH, Sept. 23, 2015 – Carnegie Science Center has won the 2015 Roy L.
CARNEGIE SCIENCE CENTER, ALLEGHENY HEALTH NETWORK PARTNER TO CREATE BODYTECH
Dynamic new Exhibit, Traveling Science Show to Offer Unique Lessons IN Human Anatomy, Healthy Living and the Wonders of Modern Medicine PITTSBURGH, May 20, 2015 – Carnegie Science Center and Allegheny Health Network (AHN) today announced a new partnership to develop BodyTech, a dynamic, three-pronged health and science educational program for the region.
Carnegie Science Center Announces Results of STEM Education Study
Research Illuminates Region's Attitudes, Perceptions about STEM Education
Science Center Video Workshop Explores Science, Literacy
A DOZEN STUDENTS TURNED THEIR VISION INTO VIDEO IN ONE DAY PITTSBURGH, July 16, 2014 — In the span of just a few hours, 12 middle and high school students transformed ideas about scientific topics into videos during Carnegie Science Center’s Digital Video SMASH JAM Workshop this weekend.
Carnegie Science Center is Finalist for National Medal for Museum and Library Service
Science Center One of 30 Finalists in Prestigious National Honor PITTSBURGH, March 3, 2014 – The Institute of Museum and Library Services has announced that Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh is a National Medal for Museum and Library Service finalist.
Carnegie Science Center speaks with KDKA about new STEMisphere site
Carnegie Science Center’s Alana Kulesa, Director of Strategic Education Initiatives, speaks with KDKA about STEMisphere, your portal to a universe of opportunities! Click here to listen to their conversation.
Carnegie Science Center developing STEM guide
With the variety of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math programs around the city, it's difficult for parents to navigate their options. So this fall the Carnegie Science Center will be giving parents their own STEM roadmap. Read Full Article