For Families

Homeschool Workshops for Elementary & Middle Grades

Parents, learn with your elementary and middle school students using materials that you might not have at home (LEGO® robotics systems, soldering supplies, and more) to better understand science concepts. Participants socialize while exploring science careers, too! To register, please call 614.228.2674.

All Homeschool Classes Presented by: iLearn Logo

Beginner Robotics

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

Erosion & Our Ohio Rivers

Explore erosion: its causes, effects, and lasting impact on our Ohio waterways.

  • Program Date(s): November 5 or 6, 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

Intermediate Robotics

Develop basic programming skills utilizing the LEGO MINDSTORM Robotics program. This workshop is best for ages 9 and up.

  • Program Date(s): December 3 or 4, 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

Inquiry into Health and Physiology

Learn about your body systems; how and why your body works the way it does and how and why we need to keep it healthy.

  • Program Date(s): January 7 or 8, 2015 (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

Advanced Robotics

Hone your robotics programming skills and solve challenges using the LEGO NXT MINDSTORM robotics system.

  • Program Date(s): February 4 or 5, 2015 (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

Videogame Design

Students will learn the basics of video game design and have the opportunity to begin development of their own video game program.

  • Program Date(s): March 4 or 5, 2015 (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

Exploring Space

Explore the world beyond our earth and all of its mysteries and also engage with our COSI Planetarium interface.

  • Program Date(s): April 1 or 2, 2015 (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