For Educators

New! Afterschool Workshops

COSI outreach workshops for afterschool providers.

Looking for top-quality science programming for your central Ohio afterschool program? COSI’s Out-of-School Workshops provide a highly educational curriculum that meets the Ohio Content Standards, and:

  • Meets the needs of each school and student
  • Use inquiry-based learning to explore science
  • Makes science accessible to all students
  • Excites lifelong learning in science and other content areas

Each Program Includes:

  • One Outreach Educator
  • Pre-Visit and Post-Visit activities
  • Hands-on science experiments
  • Inquiry based learning
  • COSI provided supplies
  • Connections to other content areas

Pricing: One 45-minute session, $160.

Available Topics

  • Catapults and Trebuchets
  • Magnets
  • Chemical and Physical Change
  • Mindbenders
  • Cow Eye Dissection
  • Nanotechnology
  • Crime Scene Investigation
  • Roller Coasters
  • DNA
  • Salsa Inquiry
  • Electricity
  • Science of Sound
  • Erosion
  • Science of Sports
  • Fight Germs
  • Sheep Brain Dissection
  • Gross Science
  • Snap Circuits
  • LEGO® MINDSTORMS Intermediate Robotics
  • Watershed
  • LEGO® WeDo Beginner Robotics
  • Weather

For reservations, please call 614.228.2674 x2330. Questions? Please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. COSI's Supervisor of After School Education Programming and Partnerships.


Reservation and Cancellation Policy

Full payment is due one month prior to your program date unless a previously agreed upon payment time line has been established. Cancellations made less than one month prior to your program date are non-refundable.

Up to two weeks prior to your program date, programs may be rescheduled to a new date within the same school year one time at no penalty. You must contact COSI at least two weeks prior to your program date to be eligible to reschedule or the ability to transfer the credit to another session will be forfeited. Changes made less than two weeks prior to your date will not be refunded.

Weather-related cancellations can be rescheduled to a new date within the same school year at no penalty as long as COSI is notified within two hours of the program start time. Weather-related cancellations that aren't rescheduled into a new date within the same school year will not be refunded.