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School & Group Catalog

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

Students will learn about the search for life in the solar system and beyond, and discuss extreme environments where life is found on Earth.

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

Students will discover the secrets of the Moon, our closest planetary neighbor and companion, as we make our way around the Sun.

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

Students will learn how to locate prominent constellations and discover how star patterns are used for communication, navigation and timekeeping.

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

Students will learn about the scale of the universe and explore observable patterns of change that arise from the motions of the Sun, Moon, Earth, stars and galaxies.

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-8 Topic: Earth + Space, Early Childhood

Students will explore the Earth's atmosphere and learn how seasons, air currents, and pressure influence weather.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab, Planetarium Grade Level: K-12 Topic: Earth + Space, Early Childhood

OMSI’s portable, museum-quality planetarium brings the night sky inside with live presentations or films.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-3 Topic: Earth + Space, Early Childhood

Students become fossil-digging paleontologists and learn how to reassemble a complete dinosaur from just a few pieces.

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

Through the latest in CGI technology, BBC Earth invites you to take an extraordinary journey back in time to the Alaska of 70 million years ago.

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

Learn all about the pHabulous world of acids, bases and indicators using chemicals like dry ice and disappearing ink.

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Program: At Your School Format: Assemblies Grade Level: K-8 Topic: Physical, Early Childhood

Students help OMSI staff conduct experiments that vividly demonstrate the predictable (and sometimes unpredictable) reactions of matter.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: K-8 Topic: Life, Early Childhood

Students get up close and personal with live snakes, lizards and turtles in order to study the features which make reptiles unique.

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

Young geologists discover the amazing and sometimes surprising properties of the rocks beneath our feet.

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

Juggling, acrobatics and the irresistible force of levity demonstrate the significance and relevance of physics.

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Program: At Your School Format: Class/Lab Grade Level: PreK-12, Adult Topic: Earth + Space, Life, Physical, Early Childhood

Bring the spirit of OMSI to your community. We fill 10 to 12 tables with science equipment and challenges guaranteed to thrill youngsters, perplex adults and offer an unforgettable science experience.

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

Sea Monsters brings to life the most bizzare, ferocious and fascinating creatures to ever inhabit Earth's oceans. The film weaves together a series of paleontological digs from around the globe as scientists seek to answer questions about Earth's ancient oceans.

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

Climb aboard a magical cardboard rocket with two young adventurers and get a breathtaking, up-close look at each of our solar system’s planets.

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

Climb aboard a magical cardboard rocket with two young adventurers and get a breathtaking, up-close look at each of our solar system’s planets.

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

Young biologists use proper dissection techniques to explore the insides of a squid and discover firsthand how the beak, ink sac and other adaptations help this odd, underwater organism survive.

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

Planets, constellations, the zodiac, shooting stars and satellites are all in the night sky if you know when and where to look.

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

Every star has a story. Journey to the furthest reaches of our galaxy and experience the awesome beauty and destructive power of stars.

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Program: Camp-In/Sub-In Format: Overnight Grade Level: 3-12 Topic: Physical, Tech + Engineering

Plan an OMSI Sub-In Overnight for team building, an end-of-the-year celebration or just for fun! OMSI Sub-Ins are guaranteed to be a unique experience that's warm, safe, dry and exciting any time of year!

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Program: Field Trip @ OMSI Format: Planetarium Grade Level: 5-8 Topic: Earth + Space

Travel back to the beginning of time and experience the birth of the sun. Discover how it came to support life, how it threatens life as we know it, and how its energy will one day fade away.

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

A beautiful and moving story of endangered species recovery, profiling the ongoing challenge of pulling the iconic California condor back from the brink of extinction.

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