Large Group/ Assembly Presentations
Travel Cost: Free within 10 miles of the museum. $2 per roundtrip mile beyond 10 miles of the museum
Time: 45 to 60 Minutes
Group Size: Up to 300
Topics: Choose from list below
Each program will need approximately 30 minutes set up and clean up time.

The Amazing Bubble Show
At the museum’s most popular science show, you will discover new tools to create bubbles, including bubbles that turn into smoke and even bubbles that you can stand in!

Whiz Bang Super Science Show
From Alka Seltzer rockets to soda fountain geysers shooting high into the air this show is sure to make science interesting for every student...and its cool too!

Planet Hunter
Join an explorer on an epic quest to discover unknown planets in Planet Hunter!  A comical and clueless Planet Hunter learns about the search for extra solar planets from two savvy FBI agents.  This multimedia enhanced science theatre production takes the audience  on an unforgettable journey to meet NASA scientists to search for planets with Earth-like characteristics.  Recommended for 2nd-5th grade.

Oh!  The Places We'll Go!
Meet the museums resident "Seussical Scientist" as we bring Dr. Seuss's classics to life with experiments and silliness inspired by the legendary books!  This larger than life program bridges literacy and STEM learining in a fun and engaging way!

Mad Scientist
Mwaha-haha...Omaha Children's Museum has gone a little MAD!  Create kooky experiments with our Mad Scientist in this theatrical science show.  Blow up soap, make atomic glowing slime and watch as mega foam explodes from a tiny beaker!

Amazing Incredible YOU!
From biology to gross-ology, learn about how the body works!  Explore what happens to the food we eat, and why good nutrution will make us healthy and strong!  This program ends with a group "workout" where we will stretch our bodies and dance together!

For questions or to book, email or call (402) 342-6164 x. 410.

Discover Dome Programs
Runza Discovery Dome

Cost: 1st & 2nd show $195 each, shows 3+ $50 each
Travel Cost: Free within 10 miles of the museum. $2 per roundtrip mile beyond 10 miles of the museum.
Group Size: Up to 30 Students per group
Time: Up to 60 minutes per class (Approximately 30 minute show; 30 minute activities)
Room Requirements:  20' x 20' room with at least 10 1/2 feet ceiling clearance

The Discovery Dome Science Experience features a planetarium dome film and hands-on science activities that bring the film to life.  Hands-on activities require additional space and teachers or volunteer facilitators.

One World, One Sky
Kindergarten-Grade 1
One World, One Sky follows Sesame Street's Big Bird and Elmo as they explore the night sky with Hu Hu Zhu, a Muppet from Zhime Jie and the Chinese co-production of Sesame Street.  Together, they take an imaginary trip from Sesame Street to the moon, where they discover how different it is from Earth.  This show aims to nurture a child's natural sense of wonder about the night sky.

Grades 1-4
This digital-dome experience takes you on a journey with OXY, HYDRO and HYDRA, an amazing cast of atoms, aboard the most fantastic ship in the universe:  the Molecularium.  Molecularium brings children on a musical cartoon adventure into a nanoscale universe created from accurate molecular simulations.  They learn about the three states of matter as they travel into a cloud, watch a snowflake form, and count the number of water molecules in a raindrop. 

The Zula Patrol: Down to Earth
Grades 1-5
While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the Earth's prehistoric past has become an illegal dump site for toxic trash. In their investigation, children will learn about the formation and development of the Earth, and the life forms who call it home.

This program is proudly supported by Runza.

For questions or to book, email or call (402) 342-6164 x. 410.
Preschool & Kindergarten
Cost: $195
Time: 45 minutes 
Group Size: Up to 30 Students

Dinosaur Adventures
In this interactive exploration, students learn about their favorite dinosaurs!  What's the difference between a carnivore and a herbivore?  How big was a real dinosaur?  Get a chance to unearth a fossil to take home!

Penguins and Their Young
Waddle your way into the world of penguins!  Learn about the Emperor Penguin, how penguins care for their young and play a math game about penguin fishing.

Discover how rain falls, learn how a submarine submerges, predict if objects will sink or float, and learn about animals that call water their home! 

Engineering With The Three Little Pigs
Students will hear the story of The Three Little Pigs, analyze their building skills and assemble structures to withstand the strong wind of the Big Bad Wolf.

Bee Bot Workshop
Meet our team of Bee Bot robots!  Create an obstacle course and program a Bee Bot to go through it!  Students will understand the process of inputting data and the beginnings of computer programming. 

For questions or to book, email or call (402) 342-6164 x. 410.
Grades 1-4
Cost: $195
Time: 45-60 minutes
Group Size: Up to 30 Students

Rocks Rock
Learn about how rocks are formed and make a volcano erupt!  Investigate our rock collection and create your own to take home.

Do you think you can balance a book on a single sheet of paper?  Students will work to engage their creativity through design and discover the importance of balance in building. 

Nano Science
Nano scale science, engineering, and technology is a new, interdisciplinary field of research and development. In this lab students will learn to measure in nanometers, extract DNA from wheat germ, experinemnt with hydrogel and find out how scientists have used nano science to keep us form getting a sunburn.

States of Matter
Through hands-on activities and demonstrations students learn about atoms and molecules, experiment with liquids in a test tube and see states of matter change to make a rocket blast off.

Meet Garbagena, our life-size friendly garbage monster.  Students participate in this interactive adventure by using their superpowers of reducing, reusing, recycling and rethinking to learn how to save the planet!  For this outreach, students are asked to bring in materials from home to create a recycled art masterpiece. 

For questions or to book, email or call (402) 342-6164 x. 410.
Bubble Extravaganza
Cost: Based on the number of activites chose and number of students. Call for pricing.
Time: 1 hour minimum
Group Size: Munimum of 20 students

Make your event spectacular with the museum's Bubble Extravaganza. Whether it's a carnival, family night, group function or another gathering, the Bubble Extravaganza brings excitement and learning to any event.

The museum will set up the following hands-on activity stations of your choice:

Bubble Wands: CHildren will use pipe cleaners to create their own bubble wands and then test them out in the museum's signature bubble juice.

Touch a Bubble: Using a "bubble window" kids will make bubbles that they can put their hand through.

Foaminator Challenge: With a straw and your own air, race a buddy to see who can fill their container full of foam in the shortest amount of time.

Bounce a Bubble: Put on a magic hand and see how many times you can bounce a bubble before it pops.

Person Sized Bubbles: Make a bubble big enough to hold an entire person! Or, at least their head. (Indoor conditions only)

Foggy Bubbles: Capture and pop foggy bubbles.