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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-1 Topic: Early Childhood

What do you notice? In this class, scientists will practice making, sharing, and recording observations as we work together to notice the world around us.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Earth + Space

Why and where do earthquakes happen? What causes one earthquake to be so destructive when others can barely be felt? 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-12 Topic: Chemistry, Early Childhood

Bring OMSI to your virtual classroom this year with a virtual assembly program! 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: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-12 Topic: Life

Bring OMSI to your virtual classroom with a classroom programed designed to engage your students in a virtual environment.Join an OMSI educator as they dissect a real cow eye. By focusing on each component of the eye, we will see how each is important for the function of sight. Topics include organ systems and developing science process skills

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-5 Topic: Chemistry, Early Childhood

Bring OMSI to your virtual classroom with a classroom program is designed to engage your students in a virtual environment. As they piece together the evidence of a crime scene, students see firsthand how fingerprints, footprints and fibers can help catch a criminal. Topics include forensic science, evidence analysis and analytical thinking.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Earth + Space

Bring OMSI to your virtual classroom with a classroom program is designed to engage your students in a virtual environment. Life exists in some surprising places! Motivated by the increasing number of known Earth-sized planets, scientists are turning their attention to those distant worlds to look for life. 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 6-12 Topic: Life

Bring OMSI to your virtual classroom with a classroom programed designed to engage your students in a virtual environment.You know that age old question, "How am I like a frog?" Well, join an OMSI educator in comparative anatomy as they dissect a frog and explore various organ structures. Topics include Biology, organ systems, and ecological systems.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-5 Topic: Physics, Tech + Engineering

Students explore the laws of physics while playing with everyday toys. They join a videotaped space mission and predict and observe how toys act in the weightless conditions of space. 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-K Topic: Early Childhood

What is a scientist? How does a scientist explore the world around them? What tools do they use? 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-K Topic: Early Childhood

How does food keep our bodies healthy? Why should we "eat a rainbow" every day? Students explore these questions with activities focused on the science of healthy foods. A "tasting lab" activity puts special emphasis on the importance of eating a variety of fruits and vegetables. 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-8 Topic: Earth + Space, Early Childhood

Take a planetarium tour of the universe without leaving your seat. These Zoom based programs are an instructor led screen shared experience traversing through the night sky and beyond. Through instructor-led lecture, students explore the stars, planets, moons, and constellations. 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-8 Topic: Chemistry

Bring OMSI to your virtual classroom with a classroom program is designed to engage your students in a virtual environment. Chemicals are like people—no two are exactly alike! In this class, together we will investigate "mystery chemicals" and identify them based on their unique properties, ranging from solubility to flammability. 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-1 Topic: Early Childhood

What can we build to solve a problem? Students will explore solutions, problem-solving, and stretch their engineering process skills.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-8 Topic: Chemistry, Early Childhood

Bring OMSI to your virtual classroom this year with a virtual assembly program! This show has it all - solutions that instantly change color, giant piles of foam, great balls of fire and more! Your students will see a variety of types of chemical reactions and learn how to recognize when chemical reactions are happening.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Earth + Space

Bring OMSI to your virtual classroom with a classroom program is designed to engage your students in a virtual environment. Activities include using powers of ten to understand scale, measuring the relationship between distance and brightness, and modeling how and why the seasons change. 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-K Topic: Early Childhood

Math is fun! Research shows that positive early experiences with math learning help children to develop dispositions such as curiosity, imagination, flexibility, inventiveness, and persistence. Through playful exploration, this class will help increase students’ positive attitudes towards math, raise their perception of self-efficacy, and help them have fun (while doing math!).

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-8 Topic: Life

Bring OMSI to your virtual classroom with a classroom program is designed to engage your students in a virtual environment. This program teaches microscope skills and gives insight into an incredible microscopic world. Topics include animal adaptations, aquatic ecology, habitats and scientific equipment.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-1 Topic: Early Childhood

Area! Volume! Length! Oh my! Students will use standard and non-standard measurements to compare and describe everyday objects.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Chemistry

Everything living thing uses chemistry to function. We'll investigate the colors of plants, ingredients in saliva, and how your cells work. 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Chemistry

How do you know if a chemical reaction has happened? Let's find out as we uncover color changes, eerie glows, and fizzing fun.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Chemistry

Someone's been mischievous in the OMSI Chemistry Lab, but fortunately we can solve this mystery using chemistry! We'll identify mysterious powders, investigate blood types, and unlock the power of chromatography.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Chemistry

Scientists are in a race to protect the Earth. We'll explore the chemistry of our oceans, break down our trash, and discover the effects of pollution. 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Chemistry

Chemistry is all around us, and we use it everyday! We'll learn the chemistry of the foods we eat, the medicine we take, and substances we use to clean our homes. 

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Chemistry

Investigate what you eat! Find out which foods have the most protein, what happens to artificial sweeteners in your body, and why sweet can't beat sour.

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Program: Virtual Program Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Chemistry

When things get really, really small, things get really, really weird—and amazing! We'll discover how the tiniest chemistry makes beautiful rainbows, amazing goo, and super-speedy reactions. 

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