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

Join these two courageous captains and their Corps of Discovery as they conquer raging rivers, bison-filled prairies, subzero temperatures and rugged mountains on an 8,000-mile journey to the Pacific Ocean and back.

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

Students explore major topics in biology, including metabolism, DNA, heredity, evolution and ecology over twelve consecutive sessions. Please note this program takes place over multiple days.

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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.

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

Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes—a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot.

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

Discover our solar system through a new set of eyes—a family from another star system seeking the perfect vacation spot.

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

Enjoy up to 5 sessions of Physics and Engineering excitement! Each session covers a different physics concept using the engineer design process to create and build things. Students will get to test out their designs in unique ways. 

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-8 Topic: Tech + Engineering

Students work in small groups using common materials to build a bridge that meets certain criteria.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-8 Topic: Physical, Art + Science, Early Childhood
Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-12 Topic: Earth + Space, Physical, Tech + Engineering
Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-8 Topic: Physical, Tech + Engineering
Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-9 Topic: Physical, Tech + Engineering
Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-2 Topic: Physical, Tech + Engineering, Early Childhood

Playing with gears, wheels, levers and inclined planes, students learn the ways simple machinery makes our lives easier.

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