Lab Experiences

Get hands-on at OMSI and reserve a seat in one of our interactive labs. Participants work directly with OMSI educators in small, group settings to get an in-depth look at cool, fun science topics. Each lab is approximately 50 minutes (unless otherwise specified).


Cost: $8 per ticket (unless otherwise specified) Buy

Upcoming Lab Experience Events

Soap Making
Sat. Aug. 8, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at Chemistry Lab
Learn about the reactions that go into making soap and why the product is so great at cleaning.  Ma…
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Electricity & Magnetism
Sun. Aug. 23, 10:00 a.m. at Physics Lab
How do electricity and magnetism make our modern world possible? And how did scientists build on eac…
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The Craft of Grafting
Sat. Aug. 29, 10:00 a.m. at Parker Room
Ever wonder what the difference is between a hybrid, heirloom and GMO plant? Why are some carrots pu…
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Become an Astrogeologist
Sun. Sep. 13, 10:00 a.m. at Watershed Lab
Travel the solar system with OMSI educators and compare the geologic features on Earth to our cosmi…
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Soap Making
Sat. Sep. 19, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at Chemistry Lab
Learn about the reactions that go into making soap and why the product is so great at cleaning.  Ma…
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Physics Phenomena
Sun. Sep. 27, 10:00 a.m. at Physics Lab
View spectacular demonstrations of unusual physics, including the vacuum chamber, the Van de Graaf…
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Food Dyeing
Sat. Oct. 3, 10:00 a.m. at Classroom 1
Come learn all about the rich, cultural history and  science behind natural food dyes. Particip…
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Microscopy for Beginners
Sat. Oct. 3, 10:00 a.m. at Life Science Lab
This lab is perfect for those interested in getting started in microscopy. Participants will get han…
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Soap Making
Sat. Oct. 10, 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. at Chemistry Lab
Learn about the reactions that go into making soap and why the product is so great at cleaning.  Ma…
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Electricity & Magnetism
Sun. Oct. 18, 10:00 a.m. at Physics Lab
How do electricity and magnetism make our modern world possible? And how did scientists build on eac…
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