COSI Tech Studio

Tech Studio will be refocusing its efforts into developing and implementing mission-based programs including on-site school and after-school workshops and expanding Tech Studio School’s Out and Summer Camps. As a result, Tech Studio will no longer host open hours on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Thank you to all who have support Tech Studio in this capacity.

Interested in Tech Studio High School Tech Week, School's Out Camps, Homeschool Labs, or Public Workshops?

Are you a school or community group interested in reserving a program?

3D Printer Jump-Start

Educator Professional Development

Take full control of 3D printing technology and help your students to do the same through Tech Studio's intensive, day-long "3D Printer Jump-Start" course! Experienced COSI educators will guide you through the complete build of a 3D printer. From motor control to print calibration, learn all the ins and outs of exactly how your machine works. At the end of the day, the printer you build comes back to your classroom to be used confidently in curricula throughout the school year. Get the training and experience you and your team need to make a 3D printer an integral part of your lessons, all in a single, exciting, hands-on day of professional development and team building at COSI!

$2,490 per printer kit and instruction (up to 5 participants per printer kit)

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Offered at COSI, 9am-5pm:
Friday, February 15
Friday, April 12
Thursday, July 25
Monday, September 16

Also available at your location throughout Ohio - $3,000 per printer kit and instruction

Coding & 3D Modeling Educational Technology Professional Development

Coding for Elementary School Educators

Learn to use MIT’s web-based Scratch* software to teach your students about coding and video game design. Explore the basics of programming logic and game mechanics while creating your own interactive game or story!
Ideal for grades 2-4

Coding for Middle School Educators

Plug into the world of electronics by exploring BBC’s Micro:bit microcontroller, learning to use its web-based programming platform* (with JavaScript), and experimenting with circuit building and control.
Ideal for grades 5-8

Coding for High School Educators

Receive an introduction to the Arduino* language and construct basic circuits using the Arduino Uno microcontroller and solderless breadboard. Also, learn to write code to take input from sensors and control outputs like LEDs and motors.
Ideal for grades 9-12

3D Modeling for Elementary School Educators

Explore fundamentals of computer-aided design with Autodesk’s free, web-based software Tinkercad and learn to use basic geometric shapes to create a 3D-printable file.
Ideal for grades 2-4

3D Modeling for Middle School Educators

Apply the basic elements of 3D design in Autodesk’s Tinkercad* to Autodesk’s Fusion360 software and discover how to transition your students from introductory to professional modeling techniques.
Ideal for grades 5-8

3D Modeling for High School Educators

Learn to sketch, extrude, sculpt, and export for 3D printing with Autodesk’s professional-level computer-aided design software, Fusion360.
Ideal for grades 9-12

All programs 3 hrs - $555 at COSI, $595 off-site
Maximum of 10 seats (additional seats may be purchased)
For more information or to schedule a program, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Available throughout Ohio, additional travel fees may apply

*denotes applications available for use on ChromeOS

*Tech Studio open hours end after Sept 1st

Tech Studio Team:


Dave Buker

Manager of Tech Studio

Specialties: Music Programming, Audio Recording, Videography, Video Editing


Ryan Westhoven

Tech Studio Educator

Specialties: Coding, Electronics, 3D Modeling/Printing, Videography

What We Offer:

Videography / Photography

  • DSLR cameras, lenses, tripods, lights, microphones
  • Adobe's Premiere Pro software for video editing
  • Green screen compositing
  • 2D, 3D, and stop-motion animation

Music Programming

  • Apple's Logic Pro X software for recording and mixing
  • Midi controllers
  • Condenser microphones

3D Modeling / Printing

  • Autodesk software and additional freeware
  • Multiple 3D printers*
  • 3D scanning

Coding / Programming

  • Microcontrollers
  • Electronics prototyping
  • MIT's Scratch software and platforms for game design

Digital Art

  • Adobe's Illustrator and Photoshop software
  • Drawing tablets
  • Vinyl cutter*
  • Laser cutter*
* commercial use not permitted

Interested in Reserving a Program?


Group Reservation

Interested in booking a workshop in Tech Studio? Contact Dave Buker (Tech Studio Manager) at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (614)228-2674x2010.

Comes to You

Outreach Workshops

Tech Studio Outreach Workshops bring COSI's signature inquiry-based, hands-on learning right to your classrom, after school program, or library

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At a Distance

Interactive Videoconferencing

Tech Studio Interactive Video- conferencing Programs connect learners with Tech Studio Educators through a LIVE interactive two-way experience at your location.

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For Your Teachers

Professional Develpment

Tech Studio offers continuing education workshops led by our experienced educators. These workshop experiences are perfect for teachers interested in incorporating new technologies into their classroom

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