Labs

The Science of Coffee

JAN 7 | 10AM-12PM

Tickets: $25 Non-Members, $21.25 Members

Delve in to the science of coffee! OMSI is teaming up with Water Avenue Coffee to teach you how flavor extraction works, and how to control all the variables to make a perfect cup of coffee at home. You will get a hands-on brewing lesson using both Chemex and Aeropress brewers.


This class will be held down the street from OMSI at the American Barista and Coffee School, meet at OMSI and we’ll all walk over together. 

Movement in the Museum

Movement in the Museum is a new class series that explores principles of science in the actions and sensations of our moving bodies. Each class kicks off with a hands-on science activity or demonstration to explore the evening’s topic, a 1-hour dance or yoga class, and a 15-minute discussion. No previous dance or yoga experience is required. Open to ages 12 and over.

 

May 2 | 6-8 PM

Tickets: $15 (OMSI Members receive 15% off) - on sale soon

 

Energy and Flow: Yoga with Kate Busby

Movement in the Museum

Movement in the Museum is a new class series that explores principles of science in the actions and sensations of our moving bodies. Each class kicks off with a hands-on science activity or demonstration to explore the evening’s topic, a 1-hour dance or yoga class, and a 15-minute discussion. No previous dance or yoga experience is required. Open to ages 12 and over.

 

April 4 | 6-8 PM

Tickets: $15 (OMSI Members receive 15% off) - on sale soon

 

Foundations of Movement: Yoga and Dance with Renee Sills

Movement in the Museum

Movement in the Museum is a new class series that explores principles of science in the actions and sensations of our moving bodies. Each class kicks off with a hands-on science activity or demonstration to explore the evening’s topic, a 1-hour dance or yoga class, and a 15-minute discussion. No previous dance or yoga experience is required. Open to ages 12 and over.

 

March 7 | 6-8 PM

Tickets: $15 (OMSI Members receive 15% off) - on sale soon

 

The Internal Ecosystem: Yoga with Dr. Laura Washington

Movement in the Museum

Movement in the Museum is a new class series that explores principles of science in the actions and sensations of our moving bodies. Each class kicks off with a hands-on science activity or demonstration to explore the evening’s topic, a 1-hour dance or yoga class, and a 15-minute discussion. No previous dance or yoga experience is required. Open to ages 12 and over.

 

February 7 | 6-8 PM

Tickets: $15 (OMSI Members receive 15% off) - on sale soon

 

Species Strut: Improvisation and Dance with Damaris Webb

Movement in the Museum

 

Movement in the Museum is a new class series that explores principles of science in the actions and sensations of our moving bodies. Each class kicks off with a hands-on science activity or demonstration to explore the evening’s topic, a 1-hour dance or yoga class, and a 15-minute discussion. No previous dance or yoga experience is required. Open to ages 12 and over.

 

February 21 | 6-8 PM

Tickets: $15 (OMSI Members receive 15% off) - available 12/19 at 10am

 

How Does the Cookie Crumble? Gingerbread Workshop

Recent scientific “discoveries” have uncovered a revolutionary new building material that could change how we prepare for earthquakes – gingerbread! Come learn how buildings are designed to withstand quakes. Design, build and test your own quake proof gingerbread house. Put your tower on OMSI's shake table to see if it will survive the Big One!


This workshop is suggested for ages 18+. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Foodstuffs in this lab will include common allergens such as wheat, soy, and eggs.

 

How Does the Cookie Crumble? Gingerbread Workshop

Recent scientific “discoveries” have uncovered a revolutionary new building material that could change how we prepare for earthquakes – gingerbread! Come to OMSI and learn how buildings are designed to withstand quakes. Design, build and test your own quake proof gingerbread house. Put your tower on OMSI's shake table to see if it will survive “the Big One”?!

 

This workshop is suggested for ages 18+. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Foodstuffs in this lab will include common allergens such as wheat, soy, and eggs.

 

Mission: Infrostable Gingerbread Workshop

If you joined a Mars colony, what would your house look like? Come learn about different types of structures scientists have designed for future Mars missions, then design and build your own gingerbread Mars house to take home!

 

This workshop is suggested for ages 6+ with a parent and for ages 14+ without a guardian. Foodstuffs in this lab will include common allergens such as wheat, soy, and eggs.

 

Tickets are $25 per house; up to three people can work on each house. 

Mission: Infrostable Gingerbread Workshop

If you joined a Mars colony, what would your house look like? Come learn about different types of structures scientists have designed for future Mars missions, then design and build your own gingerbread Mars house to take home!

 

This workshop is suggested for ages 6+ with a parent and for ages 14+ without a guardian. Foodstuffs in this lab will include common allergens such as wheat, soy, and eggs.

 

Tickets are $25 per house; up to three people can work on each house.