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Homeschool Workshops for High School Grades

COSI’s new homeschool workshops for high school students offer a new depth of hands-on science experiences for students preparing for college. Scroll down for upcoming topics, and call 614.228.2674 to register.

Please note that selected COSI program reservations are subject to a nominal processing fee. Proceeds from this fee help to support COSI, a not-for-profit organization. For selected programs, transaction fees may be waived for COSI Members as a benefit of membership.

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Alternative Energy

Utilizing the Green Energy Kit from LEGO Robotics, explore different sources of energy production and examine the impact energy sources truly have on our everyday lives.

  • Program Date(s): November 20, 2014 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • COSI Admission: Included

Kidney Combo

Follow the story of Tyler's kidney transplant while viewing taped footage from the surgery, with live narration by a member of the Ohio State University's Comprehensive Transplant Team.

  • Program Date(s): December 18, 2014 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • COSI Admission: Included

Advanced Robotics

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

  • Program Date(s): January 15, 2015 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • COSI Admission: Included

Brain Chatter - Includes Sheep Brain Dissection!

Explore animal anatomy and the body functions that our brains control through a sheep brain dissection. Learn how drugs alter how neurons "talk" to each other through an electrophysiology equipment with live crickets.

  • Program Date(s): February 19, 2015 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • 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 19, 2015 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • COSI Admission: Included

Exploring Space - Featuring the COSI Planetarium!

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

  • Program Date(s): April 16, 2015 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • COSI Admission: Included