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Food Science Lab: Selective Breeding, Heirlooms, and Hybrids

Program
Field Trip @ OMSI
Type & Format
Class/Lab
Duration
1 hr
Grade Level
3-8
Subject
Life
Season
School Year
Cost
$
125
Per
Session

This program must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance.

Weekdays by request at 10am and 11:30am

Groups of 6-12 students

How have we changed the plants we eat over the past 10,000 years? What's the difference between heirlooms, hybrids, and organics? Students explore these concepts in an eat-along presentation. This lab takes place in OMSl's classroom 1 or Auditorium. 

NOTE: Fruits and vegetables will be served, please identify any fruit or vegetable allergies prior to class. No nuts will be present. 

A minimum of 2 weeks' advance notice is required for all registration requests. If you have questions, please contact us at 503.797.4661 or register@omsi.edu.

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OMSI supports educators with NGSS requirements by providing corresponding programming, opportunities, and resources for them and their students. To learn more about specific ways in which OMSI programs align with and support science standards reach out to the Sales team at 503-797-4661.