For Families

21st Century Learning Lab: Germs

Unpack a box of 21st century skills in this structured 3.5-hour COSI program focused on cross-curricular learning immersion that includes...

  • COSI general admission
  • 45-minute "Germinator" workshop in COSI’s Labs in Life with Ohio State University researcher Dr. Molly Downing where you’ll develop a hand sanitizer and test its effectiveness
  • "Fight Germs, Stay Healthy," a 45-minute workshop conducted by the COSI Team, where we’ll discover how our bodies protect us from germs
  • "Influenza!" In the Columbus Historical Society gallery at COSI, learn about the Influenza Epidemic of 1918 and see how Columbus’ approach saved thousands of lives


  • Grade Levels: Grades 3-8


Price: $20 per person

Cancellation & Rescheduling

Availability: Program begins on selected weekdays at 10:30 am and concludes at 2:00 pm (includes a 30-minute lunch period).
Reservations: Call toll-free 888.819.2674. Reservations are required and availability is limited.

Available Dates:
2014: October 8, 15, 22, November 12, 19, December 10, 17

If you need to reschedule a program, please contact COSI’s Call Center for availability. A $25 rescheduling fee will apply to any program rescheduled more than one time for reasons other than severe weather.