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Preschool Outreach

For preschoolers ages 3-5. Bring the excitement of COSI right to your Central Ohio preschool. View program offerings and details.

Preschool Workshops

For children ages 3-5 years.

COSI’s preschool workshops are specially designed for children ages 3-5 years and their favorite adult to explore the world around them. We’ll be scientists together, as we dig deeper with the COSI floor team in our “Meet the Scientist” experience.

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Participants construct two pyramids using only the few wooden blocks provided.

Puzzling Plans

Participants are challenged to correctly arrange colored blocks in the correct order using two dimensional blueprints. Blueprints come in a variety of levels of difficulty ranging from Easy to Very Difficult.


Participants wrap a rope around various pulleys to determine how additional pulleys reduce the amount of work needed to move an object.

Premium Experience: Advanced Amusement Park Science

Explore the science of motion and the physics behind thrill rides, and then put your knowledge (and courage) to the test with a field trip to Cedar Point. Campers will also have the chance to meet engineers at the park and get the inside scoop on how they maintain thrill rides. Requires a 7:30am Wednesday arrival for the trip.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 6th through 8th Graders
  • Program Date: August 4–8 , 2014 (9am to 4pm) - SOLD OUT
  • Program Date: Requires a 7:30am Wednesday arrival for the trip.
  • Overnight Day: Wednesday Overnight