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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Films Grade Level: 5-12, Adult Topic: Life

From breathtaking views of skydiving to a 4,265-foot base jump off a legendary Norwegian cliff, explore the psychological and physiological forces behind risk taking.

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Program: At Your School Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-12 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

Explore the unique properties of solids, liquids, gases and plasmas, and observe how materials change from one state of matter to another.

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

Young marine biologists take an up-close look at whales, examine baleen, and learn about the adaptations, habitat and stewardship of these amazing mammals.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Films Grade Level: 3-12, Adult Topic: Life

The epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates' fascinating 11 year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a young man who risks his life for science in the 1850's.

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

Despite a reputation as cold, forbidding and remote, Antarctica is fragile place, home to an incredible variety of life along its edges. Join explorer Jon Bowermaster as he and his team travel through what is arguably the most stunning, breathtaking and still-pristine place on earth.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Films Grade Level: 3-12, Adult Topic: Earth + Space

A thrilling giant-screen experience that showcases the real-life moments of the first lunar landing, the film takes you straight to the heart of this historic human endeavor. With never-before-seen footage and a trove of newly discovered audio recordings, the filmmakers reconstruct the Apollo 11 mission in astonishing detail.

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

ASTRONAUT takes you from Earth into space... and beyond. Experience a rocket launch from inside the body of an astronaut.

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

Take an epic voyage through some of the wildest territory on Earth.  Home to rich wetlands and remote rainforests, northern Australia is a place of extremes where huge bushfires ravage the ancient landscape during the summer and ferocious thunderstorms bring torrential rain and flooding over the winter monsoon season.

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

Immerse yourself in a race to return to the Moon 40 years after the historic Apollo landings. Narrated by Tim Allen, Back to the Moon For Good presents the Google Lunar XPRIZE, and the personal stories of competition and collaboration it inspires.

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

Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are right under our noses - in our own backyards. Spanning a seasonal year around a suburban home, the film displays a stunning array of unique wildlife images and behavior.

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

Mathematical equations, cutting-edge science and Einstein’s theories provide the most complete picture yet of this mysterious phenomenon.

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

Students discover how insects’ bodies change as they grow and how they survive in a world where they are one of nature’s smallest creatures.

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

Students will burn calories (literally!) using controlled flames and authentic scientific procedures to measure the energy content of various foods.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-8 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

This show has it all! Learn about chemical reactions with solutions that instantly change color, giant piles of foam, great balls of fire, and more!

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-5 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

Students experience hot ice, floating fog and exploding liquid to explore the states of matter.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 6-8 Topic: Physical

Explore chemistry concepts in a lab-based environment for ten consecutive sessions. Students work independently and in small groups and keep a written record of their lab work and homework. Please note that this program will take place over multiple days.

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

Fire your students’ imaginations with the wonders of chemistry! OMSI educators demonstrate fountains of foam, fast-freezing solutions, mysterious color changes and bubbling gases with the help of your class. Specially designed for non-readers.

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

Students complete up to six thematic hands-on experiments, participate in exciting demonstrations and have their questions answered by an OMSI educator in a personalized setting.

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

Students perform amazing chemical reactions as they measure and mix ingredients and discover substances with strange and surprising properties: polymers.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-5 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

As they piece together the evidence of a crime scene, students see firsthand how fingerprints, footprints and fibers can help catch a criminal.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Films Grade Level: 5-12, Adult Topic: Tech + Engineering

June 6, 1944: The largest Allied operation of World War II began in Normandy, France. Yet, few know in detail exactly why and how, from the end of 1943 through August 1944, this region became the most important location in the world.

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

There are human footprints on the moon and rovers on Mars, but our deepest oceans remain a mystery. Follow James Cameron and his team through the process of designing, building and deploying the DEEPSEA CHALLENGER, a specially designed, spherical submarine custom-built with cutting edge technology.

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

Catch the breeze as you put your engineering and design skills to the test. Students will create a model of an offshore wind and wave energy farm that produces as much energy as possible. Will surprise challenges leave you washed ashore or sailing the high seas?

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-12 Topic: Physical, Tech + Engineering, Art + Science

Science and art collide when you combine conductive tape, batteries, and miniature LEDs into one-of-a-kind, take-home creations.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-2 Topic: Tech + Engineering, Art + Science, Early Childhood

Students are introduced to the foundations of clear communication and computer programming logic by instructing a pretend robot to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich.

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