COSI Connects Curbside

Providing Distance Learning to Help Bridge The Digital Divide


COSI on Wheels has expanded to meet the growing needs of your community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The COSI on Wheels: Curbside experience brings science learning to school parking lots, neighborhood parks, libraries, and other outdoor community locations while maintaining social distance and keeping students and families safe.

All COSI on Wheels: Curbside appearances include:

  • A visit by the COSI on Wheels: Curbside mobile unit, which has Wi-Fi capabilities and serves as a FREE internet hotspot location. Your students and families can download science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) content from the COSI Connects Mobile App to their mobile devices, including hands-on activity instructions, for offline use later at home;
  • Staffing by a trained COSI science educator to distribute science materials and to assist students and families with using the COSI vehicle’s Wi-Fi access and downloading the COSI Connects app;
  • Distribution to students and families of COSI Connects Kits or Science Snacks for your attendees to take home and explore:
    • Each COSI Connects Kit contains five complete hands-on science activities, plus all needed materials and instructions. Science themes – choose from Water, Nature, Space, Energy, Human Body, Engineering, Dinosaurs, or Virgin Hyperloop (one theme per appearance);
    • COSI Science Snacks each contain one take-home science activity.

COSI on Wheels Curbside
Kits

Nonprofit Rate
$700
25 Kits with 2-hour Event

Corporate Rate
$1700
50 Kits with 2-hour Event

  • Staffed COSI vehicle onsite with Wi-Fi access and COSI Mobile App demonstrations for attendees;
  • Each student receives a COSI Learning Lunchbox with five complete science activities inside;
  • COSI General Admission Coupon for each student (free youth admission with paid adult);
  • School receives access code to view pre-recorded science assembly program;

COSI on Wheels Curbside
Science Snacks

Nonprofit Rate
$700
100 Snacks with 2-hour Event

Corporate Rate
$1250
150 Snacks with 2-hour Event

  • Staffed COSI vehicle onsite with Wi-Fi access and COSI Mobile App demonstrations for attendees;
  • Each student receives a COSI Science Snack with one science activity (additional Science Snacks available for $5 each);
  • COSI General Admission Coupon for each student (free youth admission with paid adult);

Contact us at [email protected] or 614.228.COSI for more information regarding prices for additional kits, science snacks, and hours of operations.