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Infant Workshops

Early Childhood Workshops

Essential Resources for School Readiness
Infant Workshops: Science exploration for ages 6–17 months

COSI’s Infant Workshops are designed for infants and their favorite adult to explore their environment through hands-on sensory activities that help develop social, cognitive, and motor skills and allow for creative expression. COSI’s Infant Workshops meet once for one hour inside little kidspace™ on COSI’s Level 2.

Interactive Videoconferencing

Science Delivered at the Speed of Light. Videoconferencing connects your students with scientists, doctors, and experts in their fields with a LIVE interactive two-way experience with your school or from COSI.

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Intermediate Robotics

Become part of an engineering team using the LEGO® MINDSTORMS robotics system. Learn what it means to program a robot to complete tasks. Put your new-found knowledge to the test to complete our robot obstacle course!
  • Grade Level: Grades 5-8

In Depth: Autopsy

Follow a videotape of an actual autopsy accompanied by live narration by a pathology resident. Participants must work through the "case" and solve for cause of death.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 10-Adult
It's Simply Chemistry

It's Simply Chemistry

Join our COSI Detective and use chemistry to help solve a mystery. Create endothermic and exothermic reactions, make super slime to take home, experience a chemical reaction that produces light without heat, and more.

  • Grade Level: Grades K-6
  • Standards: Physical Science

InventIt!

Get those creative juices flowing as you investigate what makes the world around us tick. Design your own invention to solve a real-world challenge.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 2nd & 3rd Graders
  • Program Date: June 22-26, 2015, 9am-4pm