School & Group Catalog

Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-2 Topic: Life, Early Childhood

Discover clues about bird adaptations through an interactive exploration of real bird parts.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-12 Topic: Life

Students work in groups of three to explore the tissues of the eye while learning how they work together to allow for sight.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Life

While participating in a hands-on DNA extraction from plants and animals, students learn the basic structure and function of DNA.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 6-12 Topic: Life
This lab is an extended comparative anatomy dissection with students working in groups of three. Learn More >
Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Life

Test how the body responds to the environment by examining fitness, endurance and strength in this engaging lab about human physiology.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Life

What makes us the same yet different? Students unravel this question while exploring genetic and learned traits.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Life

Learn basic microscope and slide preparation skills while investigating onion and human cheek cells.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-12 Topic: Life

Our most popular dissection. Focus on the importance of structure and function while examining squid anatomy.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-2 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

Students explore the wonders of magnetic forces and discover how magnets attract and repel.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-8 Topic: Life

Students learn to prepare slides and identify diverse microorganisms living in a single drop of pond water.

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Program: At Your School Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-8 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

Student volunteers participate in Sir Isaac Newton's 300-year-old experiments by using ordinary objects to demonstrate the physics at work around us each day.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-5 Topic: Life, Early Childhood

Get your class moving and shaking while investigating the effects of exercise on the human body.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Films Grade Level: 4-12, Adult Topic: Life

Follow researchers and explorers as they piece together the archaeological and genetic clues of Egyptian mummies.

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Program: Camp-In/Sub-In Format: Overnight Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Physical, Tech + Engineering

Plan an OMSI Camp-In for team building, an end-of-the-year celebration or just for fun! OMSI Camp-Ins are guaranteed to be a unique experience that's warm, dry and exciting this winter and spring!

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Exhibits Grade Level: PreK-12, Adult Topic: Earth + Space, Life, Physical, Tech + Engineering, Early Childhood

Time to get out of the classroom and into OMSI for learning and fun! A museum field trip includes four permanent exhibit halls and one rotating exhibit. Group rates available for groups of 12 or more, with a reservation made at least two weeks in advance.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Films Grade Level: 4-12, Adult Topic: Life, Tech + Engineering

Mysteries of the Unseen World reveals phenomena that can’t be seen with the naked eye, taking audiences into earthly worlds secreted away in different dimensions of time and scale.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-12 Topic: Physical, Tech + Engineering

In this class, students go beyond microscopic, observing firsthand the strange, sometimes surprising properties of matter when manipulated at the nanoscale.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Films Grade Level: 2-12, Adult Topic: Earth + Space

Experience the ultimate off-trail adventure into the nation’s awe-inspiring great outdoors as Academy Award® winner Robert Redford narrates this centennial celebration of America's majestic national parks.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Planetarium Grade Level: PreK-4 Topic: Earth + Space, Early Childhood

Elmo and Big Bird live in the United States and Hu Hu Zhu lives far away in China, but they discovered that they still see the same stars at night! When Elmo and Hu Hu Zhu "travel" to the moon, they discover some basic but surprising scientific facts.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Planetarium Grade Level: 1-3 Topic: Earth + Space

Geared for younger audiences, this live presentation in the Kendall Planetarium explores stars, planets and constellations in the night sky.

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Program: Outdoor Science School Format: Overnight Grade Level: 1-12 Topic: Earth + Space, Life

Experience a one-of-a-kind, completely customized science learning opportunity. OMSI offers varied curricula for grades 1-12. OMSI staff can tailor the program to a particular concept or benchmark of your choice with living ecosystems and fresh air as teaching tools. It's an experience your students will never forget. 5-day, 3-day, and single overnight programs are available.

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Program: Outdoor Science School Format: Overnight Grade Level: 1-12 Topic: Earth + Space, Life

Experience a one-of-a-kind, completely customized science learning opportunity. OMSI offers varied curricula for grades 1-12. OMSI staff can tailor the program to a particular concept or benchmark of your choice with living ecosystems and fresh air as teaching tools. It's an experience your students will never forget. 5-day, 3-day, and single overnight programs are available.

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Program: Outdoor Science School Format: Overnight Grade Level: 1-12 Topic: Earth + Space, Life

Experience a one-of-a-kind, completely customized science learning opportunity. OMSI offers varied curricula for grades 1-12. OMSI staff can tailor the program to a particular concept or benchmark of your choice with living ecosystems and fresh air as teaching tools. It's an experience your students will never forget. 5-day, 3-day, and single overnight programs are available.

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Program: Outdoor Science School Format: Overnight Grade Level: 1-12 Topic: Earth + Space, Life

Experience a one-of-a-kind, completely customized science learning opportunity. OMSI offers varied curricula for grades 1-12. OMSI staff can tailor the program to a particular concept or benchmark of your choice with living ecosystems and fresh air as teaching tools. It's an experience your students will never forget. 5-day, 3-day, and single overnight programs are available.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Planetarium Grade Level: 4-12, Adult Topic: Earth + Space

Learn about the constellations, planets and celestial highlights that can be seen above the Pacific Northwest over the course of the year.

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