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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-8 Topic: Earth + Space, Tech + Engineering

Students explore energy options and draw conclusions about how we can best meet our energy needs.

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

Starting from ancient times, learn about the history of planetary discovery, especially that of Pluto, and how it has led to an amazing mission to explore the Kuiper Belt. 

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

Visit a world where liquid rock breaks against a pitch-black shoreline of molten lava, and explore a place where a burnt-out sun spins madly above a lonely planet.

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

Visit a world where liquid rock breaks against a pitch-black shoreline of molten lava, and explore a place where a burnt-out sun spins madly above a lonely planet.

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Program: Family Engagement Format: Exhibits Grade Level: PreK-8 Topic: Earth + Space, Life, Physical, Tech + Engineering, Early Childhood

Family Science Nights offer a unique experience for your school's families and teachers to visit the museum and spark lifelong interest in science.

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

A scientific adventure story about the remarkable Monarch butterfly which makes one of the longest migrations on Earth.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-1 Topic: Tech + Engineering, Early Childhood

Young engineers will experiment with sinking and floating objects, then use their new knowledge to solve creative challenges.

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

Join world-renowned naturalist Sir David Attenborough in a fascinating look at how some reptiles from the dinosaur age were able to defy gravity and soar through prehistoric skies.

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

The awesome destructive power of volcanoes, earthquakes, and tornadoes is examined as scientists seek to understand how these natural disasters are triggered and what can be done to minimize their deadly effects. 

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

Students explore the laws of physics while playing with everyday toys.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-3 Topic: Life, Early Childhood

Explore the intriguing world of bats and learn the truth about one of the most misunderstood and beneficial creatures on Earth.

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

Instructor Rhys Thomas of Jugglemania is a former Smithsonian artist-in-residence who takes juggling beyond physics to explore archaeology, chemistry, mathematics, and other sciences.

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

Explore the great white shark’s place in our imaginations, in our fears, and in the reality of its role at the top of the oceanic food chain.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-5 Topic: Life

Students explore the skeletal, digestive, nervous, muscular, respiratory and circulatory systems, while learning how to take their own vital signs and keep their body healthy.

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

Get a bird’s-eye view of how hawks, owls and eagles survive in the wild. Includes an owl pellet dissection.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Planetarium Grade Level: 4-6 Topic: Earth + Space
Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 2-8 Topic: Life

Students use hands-on science to extract DNA and real forensic techniques to examine their own unique fingerprints.

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

See breathtaking images from the Hubble Space Telescope, experience the eventual collision of our Milky Way galaxy with the neighboring Andromeda galaxy, then sweep through the Valles Marineris canyon.

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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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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Tech + Engineering
Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 3-8 Topic: Tech + Engineering
Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: 4-8 Topic: Physical

Students become chemical detectives, investigating "mystery chemicals" and identifying them based on their unique properties, ranging from solubility to flammability.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Films Grade Level: 6-12, Adult Topic: Earth + Space

JERUSALEM immerses audiences into one of the world's most beloved cities. Discover why this tiny piece of land is sacred to three major religions through the stories of Jewish, Christian and Muslim families who call Jerusalem home.

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