Baldi Middle School STEM field trip

NORTHEAST PHILADELPHIA -- He's an expert in all things science, his passion is about the solar system and what we see up in the sky and Thursday he shared that excitement with a group of young minds

Students at Baldi Middle School got a special visit from Derrick Pitts.

Pitts is the Chief Astronomer at the Franklin Institute.

He challenged the students to look up to the universe and take a journey among the stars and planets.

The teaching session with Pitts is part of the school's first science technology engineering and math program.