COSI Connects Live

COSI Connects Live programs connect you with scientists, doctors, and COSI educators for a LIVE interactive two-way experience.

COSI Connects Live programs you with scientists, doctors, and COSI educators for a LIVE interactive two-way experience.

On-Demand Workshops
Bring the fun of hands-on learning to your classroom at a time that works for you.

Pre-Scheduled Connection
Available digitally for your classroom at pre-scheduled dates and times.

Family Programs
Connect with the COSI Team through virtual programming right in your home!


On-Demand Workshops
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Pre-Scheduled Connections
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Family Programs
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Program Description: Explore animal adaptations, habitats, and classifications. Identify differences between mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds while interacting with COSI's animals.
Cost of Program: $10 (COSI Member) / $15 (General Public)
Grades: 2nd - 4th
Run Time: 30 Minutes
Available Date(s):
December 22, 2020 @ 9AM -

December 23, 2020 @ 3PM -

Program Description: Stomp, run, or fly your way over to join a COSI educator in the American Museum of Natural History Dinosaur Gallery for rhymes, movement, and some of our favorite Dino Tales! Together we will learn about Gigantoraptor and other dinosaurs as we read books and sing songs from inside the Dino Gallery.
Cost of Program: $10 (COSI Member) / $15 (General Public)
Grades: PreK - 2nd
Run Time: 30 Minutes
Available Date(s):
December 22, 2020 @ 3PM -

December 23, 2020 @ 9AM -

Program Description: Discover the animals in the night sky. Join your COSI Star Safari Guide along with the help of Orion, our master scout, to find animals in the night sky. This show created by COSI especially for early learners, features beautiful animal drawings, real-animal footage from The Columbus Zoo and a tour of the night sky across COSI's 60-foot dome. No need to be quiet on this safari, the animals won't mind a few oohs, aaahs and shout-outs from the audience as they discover the beauty and wonder of the stars.
Cost of Program: $10 (COSI Member) / $15 (General Public)
Grades: PreK - 1st
Run Time: 30 Minutes
Available Date(s):
December 30, 2020 @ 9AM -
Jr. Star Safari

Program Description: Have a favorite video game? Ever wonder how it's made? In this program, you'll use MIT's Scratch platform to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically. A COSI educator will introduce the building blocks of video game design and coding and work with participants to program a character's movement!
Cost of Program: $10 (COSI Member) / $15 (General Public)
Grades: 5th - 8th
Run Time: 60 Minutes
Available Date(s):
December 22, 2020 @ 11AM -

December 23, 2020 @ 1PM -
Introduction 2 Coding


COSI uses Zoom, an online videoconferencing service, for all Connects Live programs. Sites have the option to connect with a compatible videoconferencing codec or PC, Mac tablet or even smartphone. See our Options for Connecting page for more information.
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