Zoom Experiment Sessions

Join us for Online Zoom Experiment Sessions led by our expert instructors!

We can't wait to see you there!

SCHOOL YEAR REMOTE LEARNING

Imagine what your kids will discover this year with The Citizen Science Lab!

We offer fun, hands-on experiments for grades 1 through 12. With a full range of science and engineering adventures -- including electronics, outer space, geology, microbiology, chemistry, and aquaponics -- there’s sure to be something that excites and inspires the budding scientist in your home.

In our Remote Learning sessions your young scientists will receive:

  • A complete kit of materials and instructions to complete STEM activities and experiments. These kits can either be mailed to each family or scheduled to be picked up at the lab using a no-contact delivery system.

  • Opportunities to ask The CSL’s educators any questions regarding our programming.

  • Access to videos from The CSL’s educators and access to online resources and interactive activities for learning.

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Check out the Free Remote Learning Opportunities Below

 

Remote Learning with LabXchange

 

Labs are places of exploration and discovery for every field imaginable. Likewise, you can discover, engage, and share what you learn virtually on LabXchange.

 

The Citizen Science Lab is now offering Biotechnology Tools and Techniques training via LabXchange. LabXchange is a free online platform for virtual simulations, videos, and animations created by scientists. Learn and practice foundational biotechnology techniques online like isolating DNA/protein, culturing bacteria, or conducting various chemical reactions. 

Get Started Today!

A NEW pathway has been added to The CSL's LabXchange Classroom!! 

 

Learn Plasmid DNA and Recombinant DNA Theory and Techniques online NOW for FREE!

 

Visit The Xchange Lab Website, www.labxchange.org, and register for an account (LabXchange requires users to be 13 or older). Log in, and ensure you are observing your Learner Dashboard by checking the top left-hand side of the screen. Then, click on Classes in the white toolbar. Select join a class and enter in Class Code : 96F99B.

Select “Request to join class.”

 

Your request will be approved within one business day. Once approved take your time to complete the pathways in the class to give yourself a foundation in biotechnology techniques. 

 

Check back for new biotechnology learning pathways and join us in the lab when The Citizen Science Lab re-opens to put these skills to practice!

 

See you soon!!

All NEW Virtual Drone Pilot Training Program

FAA Remote Pilot Test Preparation

An online program designed to prepare people aged 16yrs and older to become a FAA Certified Remote Pilot

Sponsored by The Buhl Foundation

Our online test preparation course is available 24/7 and features all the latest updates and information to successfully prepare for the FAA Remote Pilot Examination, a vital step for a career in the commercial drone industry.

Topics covered throughout this course include: rules/regulations, weather, operations, performance and more!

Each module features all the latest information to help you succeed through written content, video lectures, quizzes and practice examinations. Participants who successfully complete the course will receive a customized certificate!

Once finished with our course participants should be ready to take their FAA official exam

Class structure:

 

Participants will create their own user name and password when they enroll. 

After entering the academy, participants will see a series of lessons, videos and quizzes.

  • Each module covers the topics relevant to the FAA Remote Pilot examinations.

  • After reading the material, participants will watch a video on the topic.

  • Following the video participants will then then take a quiz . They have three tries on each quiz and must obtain at least a 70% to pass. 

 

Office hours will take place with Dr. Lori Paluti, certified UAS pilot and CEO of  Pittsburgh Drone Services,  via Zoom on Thursdays starting at 4pm.

 

Click the envelope to email Dr. Lori for the link to Office Hours.

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