Adrenaline Rush: The Science of Risk

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Human Biology
For groups of 50 or more: by request on weekdays during the school year at 10am and 12pm (summer at 10am only).

For groups of 12 or more: call or email for scheduled showtimes.
$5 Per Person for School Groups
This program must be booked at least 2 weeks in advance to receive group rates.
Grade Level(s)
5th — Adult
50 min
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Experience the electrifying thrills of risk taking in Adrenaline Rush. From breathtaking views of skydiving over the Florida Keys and a 4,265-foot jump from a legendary Norwegian cliff to a child’s daunting first day at school, Adrenaline Rush explores the psychological and physiological forces behind risk taking and the physics involved in high-risk activities. The film also follows skydivers as they undertake a unique scientific experiment: an attempt to fly Leonardo da Vinci's 1485 parachute design, the first ever recorded.

This film is available in OMSI's new Empirical Theater. Combine this program with your field trip to the museum.

A minimum of 2 weeks' advance notice is required for all registration requests. If you have questions, please contact us at 503.797.4661 or

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