Large Group/ Assembly Presentations
Cost: $195
Travel Cost: Free within 10 miles of the museum. $2 per round trip mile beyond 10 miles of the museum
Time: 45 to 60 Minutes
Group Size: Up to 300
Availability: Monday - Sunday
Topics: Choose from list below
Each program will need approximately 30 minutes set up and clean up time.

*Pricing does not apply to dinosaur program.

The Amazing Bubble Show
Grades Preschool - 5th
Experience Omaha Children's Museum's most POP-ular program. Discover new tools to create bubble, turn bubbles into smoke and even make bubbles that a person can stand in!

Whiz Bang Super Science Show
Grades Preschool - 5th
Defy gravity in this super fun science show! See how an airplane flies by making toilet paper soar, set off a tasty soda geyser and send a foam ball shooting across the room! You're sure to leave this program a science whiz.

Planet Hunter
Grades 2nd - 5th
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, (planets that could contain life) from two savvy FBI agents. This multimedia enhanced science theatre program takes the audience on an unforgettable journey to meet NASA scientists to search for planets with Earth-like characteristics. Call for technology and space requirements.

Oh!  The Places We'll Go!
Grades Preschool - 2nd
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 learning in a fun and engaging way!

Mad Scientist
Grades Preschool - 5th
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, shrink chip bags and make giant mega foam. This program is guaranteed to blow your mind!

Grossology!
Grades 2nd - 5th
Did you know that your ears help you balance? Or that your intestines can be 25 feet in length? Discover some of anatomy's most interesting facts in this disgustingly fun adventure. Make snot, discover how food travels in your intestines and what you need to keep your bodies healthy and strong.

Dinosaurs
Cost: $500

Think all dinosaurs are extinct? Think again! Bring our seven foot tall life-size baby T-Rex to your school or event! This dinosaur walks, roars, chomps, blinks and growls to everyone's delight. Start the program off learning about what we know of dinosaurs and how paleontologists continue to make discoveries. Then be amazed as the T-Rex is unleashed and interacts with your group!

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


 
Discovery 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 round trip 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
Grades Kindergarten - 1st

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.

Molecularium
Grades 1st - 4th

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 1st - 5th

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.

Planet Hunter and the STEPS Program made possible by a grant from the Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Foundation.

Mobile Planetarium Programs made possible by a NASA Space Grant.

Discovery Dome sponsored by Runza.


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

Dinosaur Adventures
RAWR! In this interactive exploration you will get a chance to become junior paleontologists. What's the difference between a carnivore and an herbivore? How big was a Stegosaurus? Plus, get a chance to unearth a fossil to take home!

Penguins and Their Young
Waddle your way into the world of penguins! Learn about where these amazing creatures live and how they survive in different environments. Put on a blubber glove to keep warm, hatch an egg and gobble up fish like a real penguin in this adorable adventure!

H2Oh!
Join us on this water voyage! Investigate where water comes from, create a rain cloud in a jar and predict if objects will sink or float! This program is certain to make a splash!

Engineering With The Three Little Pigs
Meet the three most famous engineers in storybook history! Have a blast acting out the classic tale, The Three Little Pigs. Work in teams to enhance your building skills as you build a house strong enough to withstand the huff and puff 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 groups@ocm.org or call (402) 342-6164 x. 410.
 
Grades 1-4
Cost: $195
Time: 45-60 minutes
Group Size: Up to 30 Students

Rocks Rock
"Sedimentary, my dear Watson." Learn about the three categories of rocks in this smashing presentation. Discover how the earth was formed, make a volcano erupt and break a geode full of crystals to take home!

Engineering 
Get the ball rolling with our innovative engineering program! Work as a group to create marble rollercoasters and figure out how electrical engineers light up the night by creating a squishy circuit.

Nano Science
Nanoscale science is a new, multi-disciplinary filed of research and development. In this lab students will experiment with metal that remembers its shape, sand that never gets wet and a liquid that acts like a magnet. Who would have thought that something so small could seem so big!

Matter Matters
"Hey, what's the matter? Everything. Everything's matter, except energy of course!" Learn how atoms and molecules link together to create some of the most bizarre concoctions. Make a non-Newtonian fluid, change the states of matter to make rockets fly and play with ice that is made from a gas!

Sight + Sound
Let's make some noise! Learn about he science behind sight and sound in this spectacular workshop. Watch fire change color, create long sound waves and pop balloons with lasers!

For questions or to book, email groups@ocm.org or call (402) 342-6164 x. 410.
 
Bubble Extravaganza
Cost: Based on the number of activities chosen and number of students. Call for pricing.
Time: 45 minute minimum
Group Size: Minimum 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. (Indoor conditions only)

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.