For Families

Categories starting with S

Scout Overnight Camps

The ultimate indoor camping experience for girls and boys in grades 1-8

Sustainability Series

Join us in COSI’s National Geographic Giant Screen Theater for COSI's Sustainability Series, a series of provocative environmental films and expert speakers. Each evening includes a film screening, presentations from experts, and opportunities to connect with local resources and organizations.

Scout Day Camps

The ultimate day camp experience for girls and boys in grades K-3

Sensory Friendly Programs

Is there a COSI kid in your family? Join us for these COSI programs and resources specially designed for families with special-needs children.

Science Spots

We deliver energy and excitement to your event! COSI's all-new Science Spot traveling science exhibition gives your guests the opportunity to play, explore, and learn about science together.

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Surgical Suite: Total Knee Replacement

See live surgery, ask questions, and interact via videoconference with surgeons and medical personnel in a real hospital operating room.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 6-Adult

Space Explorers

Children who are fascinated with space, stars, astronauts, and rockets will love this interactive birthday party!
  • Age Level: Ages 3-5

Squishy Science

What kid doesn't love a good mess? Dig into the world of slime and other super ooey-gooey goo. The best part is you won't have to clean it up!
  • Age Level: Ages 3-5

Sleuth

Put on your deerstalker cap, grab your magnifying glass and learn some of the tricks that made Sherlock Holmes the world’s greatest detective. Test your observation skills, gather fingerprints from evidence, and use chromatography to separate out the chemicals in ink. The game is afoot in COSI's latest birthday party experience!

  • Age Level: Ages 6-11

Science at Your Fingertips

Toddler Outreach, Science at Your Fingertips allows children to explore science, create, build, and manipulate materials. This is a 45 minute program that can accommodate up to 15 toddlers, ages 18-36 months. It consists of an interactive-read aloud, group activity, and hands-on activities. All activities are developmentally appropriate and encourage both fine and gross motor skills.

  • Grade Level: 18-36mos

Space

Toddler Outreach, Space is designed to introduce children to outer space. This is a 45 minute program that can accommodate up to 15 toddlers, ages 18-36 months. It consists of an interactive-read aloud, group activity, and hands-on activities. All activities are developmentally appropriate and encourage both fine and gross motor skills.

  • Grade Level: 18-36mos
Save the Date: COSI’s Catalyst Luncheon

Save the Date: COSI’s Catalyst Luncheon
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Make time for inspiration.
Join us for our annual Catalyst Luncheon on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. This dynamic luncheon shows your investment at work through engaging activities and inspiring stories from those who have been touched by COSI’s mission.

More details to come. Click here to see pictures from our last luncheon.

  • Time: 11:30am - 1pm

Tickets go on sale August 1, 2014.

Salicylate Sleuths

Students discover products lurking in their home that may contain the medicine salicylate. Concepts: chemical reactions, medication safety, personal health.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 3-6
  • Number of Students: 12 - 18 per session

Stars & Shapes

Come explore light and shadow, stars and shapes in the natural world.

  • Program Date(s):
  • Sunday, November 2, 2014
  • Thursday, November 6, 2014

Sugar Shocker!

Students interact with a human patient simulator during a diabetic emergency. Concepts: human anatomy and physiology, health careers, personal health.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 3-6
  • Number of Students: 12 - 18 per session

Soldering

Students will learn about the design process, some common tools involved in tinkering/inventing, and begin to develop skills needed to create their own custom piece of jewelry, gadget, or useful item.

An additional materials fee of $12 applies to soldering workshops.

  • Program Date(s): October 16, 2014 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • COSI Admission: Included

Sheep Brain Dissection

Discover the world of our brain and experience your lobes in action! An experienced COSI Team Member will lead your class through a dissection of a sheep brain in order to better understand how your own brain functions.
  • Grade Level: Grades 9-12

Science at Your Fingertips

Roll up your sleeves for all the messy experiments and create art too!

  • Program Date(s):
  • Wednesday, January 14 or Saturday, January 17, 2015