For Families

Categories starting with A

Ages 6-11

Party packages for children ages 6 through 11.

Ages 3-5

Party packages for children ages 3 through 5.

Afterschool Workshops

COSI offers 45-to-60-minute K-12 Afterschool Workshops designed just for afterschool providers that meet the Ohio New Learning Standards and the needs of each school and K-12 student. Each workshop accommodates up to 30 students.

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Animals on the Move

Learn the way animals move and try to move that way, too!
  • Program Date(s):
  • Saturday, March 7, 2015
  • 10:00am - 11:30am
Astounding Astronomy

Astounding Astronomy

We'll leave our home planet on a journey to the Sun and the other planets of our amazing Solar System. We'll explore the incredible variety of planetary environments and discover Earth is the only planet that can support life – or is it?

  • Grade Level: Grades K-6
  • Standards: Earth & Space Science | Physical Science

Astronaut Adventure

Create your own rocket to guide you through a space adventure! Launch rockets, experience the vacuum of outer space, and don't forget the epic landing!

  • Age Level: Ages 6-11

Animal Tales

Hop on board an adventure with a COSI explorer to meet animals, learn about their habitats, and basic needs.

  • Grade Level: Preschool

Air Cannon

Participants press against a rubber membrane that covers a large drum. As the pressure builds within the drum, air shoots out the hole in the bottom and blasts passers by with a puff of air.

ASTC & ACM Members

ASTC & ACM Members

Free exhibits admission with a current ASTC membership card; 50% off exhibits admission with a current ACM membership card. Maximum of 2 adults and 4 children admitted free to COSI for reciprocal ASTC members; 50% ACM discount is valid for up to six people. Science centers within 90 miles of one another are excluded from the program unless lifted by mutual agreement. Please call ahead to verify that you are eligible for the reciprocal admission benefit.

Allergy Attack!

Students interact with a human patient simulator during an allergy attack. Concepts: human anatomy and physiology, health careers, personal health.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 3-6
  • Number of Students: 12 - 15 per session

Advanced Robotics

Hone your robotics programming skills and solve challenges using the LEGO NXT MINDSTORM robotics system.

  • Program Date(s): February 4 or 5, 2015 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $27 for parent/child. Additional child $13.50
  • Non-Member Cost: $44 for parent/child. Additional child $22.00
  • COSI Admission: Included

Advanced Robotics

Using a LEGO® WeDo robot, discover how to program and complete a series of challenges. Try to complete all of the challenges before time runs out!
  • Grade Level: Grades 9-12