OMN offers a variety of dynamic demonstrations, interactive assembly formats and innovative hands-on classroom and after-school programs that are designed to ignite an interest in science and inspire students to think critically.
All of our outreach programs are cost effective, tailored to support your curriculum goals and aligned with state and national educational standards.
With transportation challenges, cost and time restraints, it can be difficult to take your students on a field trip. Why not let our trained educators come to you?
|Single hands-on session|
(up to 30 students)
|Single assembly session||$175.00|
|1/2 day or evening of science|
(up to 3 hours of programming)
|Full day of science|
(up to 6 hours of programming)
Minimum program charge of $350.00 for venues over 50 miles away. Mileage charges apply to venues over 30 miles away.
Classroom activities are optimized for groups of 20-25.
Each session runs 45 minutes to an hour. Content can be adjusted for grade level.
THE SCIENCE CIRCUITS
It’s time to illuminate the electrifying world of simple circuits and experience the transformative power or science exploration. Experiment and test homemade flashlights, complete circuits without wires and design robots jittering with energy.
Step into the shoes of the famous Renaissance-man and explore the crucial connection between science and art. Recreate some of Leonardo's experiments and inventions and then design and test a few of your own.
I THINK I’LL BE A MAD SCIENTIST
It’s time to turn a few extreme experiments into an unforgettable hands-on learning experience. Clever concoctions and an array of strange gadgets and gizmos encourage students to experience the thrill of science discovery.
CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION –
“The Drop Cloth Murder”
Step into the shoes of a crime scene investigator and try to solve a fictional crime complete with suspects, evidence and an intriguing storyline. Analyze fingerprints, blood, hair, DNA and other physical evidence to build a case.
BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND
Is one of the answers to our growing need for cheaper, cleaner energy moving all around us? Explore the science of alternative energy, as we investigate and engineer solutions to harness the power of the wind.
Assembly programs are one hour, large-format demonstrations designed for all ages.
CRAZY ABOUT SCIENCE
This high-energy, crowd pleasing demonstration celebrates the magic and wonder of science. An eye-popping, jaw-dropping blend of chemistry and physics, it’s filled with spectacular action, captivating chemical reactions, electrifying explosions and more!
FIRE AND ICE
Explore how temperature affects matter in this action packed, adventure complete with fireball explosions and frozen concoctions that go out with a BANG!
|THE LITERATURE CONNECTION||
Give your language arts lessons a cross-curricular boost with hands-on science activities.
Surviving the Quarter Quell
It’s time for another round of the Hunger Games. What would you do if your name was pulled from the Reaping jar?
Before you enter the Arena, join us on the training grounds and hone the wilderness survival skills you’ll need to survive the ever-changing landscape of the Quarter Quell.
AN OVERLANDER’S GUIDE TO UNDERLAND
Fall into the magical underground world of Suzanne Collins’ Underland Chronicles. Hands-on activities allow Overlanders to experience the darkness through the senses of Underland’s larger-than-life inhabitants (cockroaches, spiders, snakes, rats and more) and to get an up close look at their real above ground counterparts. Questers test their survival skills as they navigate the maze of dangers that lurk below.
THERE AND BACK AGAIN – A HOBBIT’S TALE
Experience the world of Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Learn the science behind fire breathing and glowing swords. Discover riddles, rings and other hobbit things as you navigate dark passages, traverse a spider’s web and explore the many wonders of Middle Earth.
Early Childhood Outreach
Preschoolers are naturally curious, eager learners. OMN early childhood outreach programs are designed to help this inquisitive audience build a strong foundation for science understanding by encouraging active exploration of the world around them.
Our sessions engage and challenge young learners, developing critical process skills as they play, discover and explore.
|PINT-SIZE CHEMISTS||Who says chemistry is just for big kids? In this hands-on lab activity, budding chemists are encouraged to experiment with a multitude of mixtures, fizzing formulas, and surprising solutions.|
|AIR PLAY!||Dancing scarves, cannon blasts and crazy flying contraptions come together in this lively, inquiry-based session that encourages children to investigate air and how it affects the world around them.|
|COLOR SPLASH||Color takes on a whole new dimension with the help of foam, bubbles, and goo in this captivatingly messy exploration.|
Schedule an Outreach
Interested in a subject that is not listed? Get in touch with us and we'll do our best to create a custom program for you. (Extra fees may apply)