Monday, August 19, 2019
Event Date Location Description Eco Challenge September 26, 2018Phipps History Bowl October 18, 2018Heinz History CenterStudents will explore the History Center with your classes during this special one-day event! Students will be challenged to find answers to questions, think and write creatively, and practice problem-solving abilities as they explore the exhibits. Calcu-Solve November 7, 2018 Duquesne University CalcuSolve is a competition that tests students' problem-solving skills related to mathematics. Science Bowl February 1, 2018 Carnegie Science Center
Students compete in four different hands
on challenges. Past competitions have had students design a skyscraper using newspaper, create a new roller coaster, and even launch straw rockets.
Wild Investigations February 7, 2018 Pgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Students in grades 3-5 are invited to a day of Wild Investigations with the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium. There will be challenging science problems, scavenger hunts and visits from live animals. Sci-Tech Days
Carnegie Science Center SciTech Days are a special kind of field trip that features the growth areas of Pittsburgh: biotech & health, nanotechnology & advanced materials/processes, information technology & robotics, and eco-tech (think environment & energy). It also connects visitors with leading scientists and technologists in a fun, dynamic atmosphere. STEM Design Challenge March 6, 2019 Duquesne University Teams of students (up to four) will be given a challenge in the fall to design and build a K’Nex structure. They will have from October until December (student competition) to create a blueprint and narrative about their structure and then will be asked to build it at the competition.Middle School Computer Fair 2019 Heinz History CenterThe Pennsylvania Middle School Computer Fair is an annual event that highlights Pennsylvania middle school students' application skills and computer knowledge. Students are able to unleash their creativity, learn how to convey information more dynamically, and enhance the learning process. Math 24 Challenge May 1, 2019 Allegheny Intermediate Unit The 24 Challenge® is a tournament-style competition organized around the 24® Game Children's Choice Awards
May 7, 2018
Soldiers & Sailors The Allegheny Intermediate Unit and the Allegheny County Library Association partner to present the Children’s Choice Awards. Similar to a Mock Newbery program, school and public librarians will work together to help students (in grades 3-6) choose the best book of the year. Students will have until March to read 3 of 8 nominated books and then vote for their favorite. In May the winning books will be announced at an event.