Students explore how drugs alter neuronal communication by using live crickets as a model and real electrophysiology equipment. Concepts: human anatomy & physiology, synaptic transmission, drug toxicity.
Bug on out for an exciting investigation of bees and other insects. Explore an ant farm and take home your very own caterpillar. Based on the books From Flower to Honey by Robin Nelson and Bugs Galore by Peter Stein.
Construct and learn to program your robot to perform very simple acts using the LEGO WeDo robotics system.
Program Date(s): October 1 or 2, 2014 (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
Brain Chatter - Includes Sheep Brain Dissection!
Explore animal anatomy and the body functions that our brains control through a sheep brain dissection. Learn how drugs alter how neurons "talk" to each other through an electrophysiology equipment with live crickets.