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09
July
2014

Using Nanotechnology to Make Replacement Organs

Recently, we sat down with Jed Johnson from Nanofiber Solutions LLC to discuss his company’s contribution to the exciting world of nanotechnology and medicine. Based right here in Columbus, Jed’s company is using nanotechnology for a wide variety of applications including drug discovery, cancer research, and regenerative medicine. 
01
July
2014

Make It At COSI

As the Fourth of July approaches, COSI’s Technology and Innovation team is getting ready not just for fireworks, but lots of amazing maker programs!
Lightsaber renderings.
25
June
2014

Summer is the right time to learn about frogs!

On Tuesday, June 24th, COSI staff visited the Primrose School at Polaris in Westerville to present a frog workshop for toddlers. The children experienced the natural habitat of frogs and pretended to be frogs themselves in COSI’s make-believe lily pond. 
Photo from Toddler Frog Outreach Program.
25
June
2014

Columbus Teacher Raises Over $1,000 Online for COSI Field Trip

Amy Koogler's students love science.

The Highland Elementary School teacher wasn't about to let financial challenges stop her from bringing her 300 students to COSI on a field trip this spring. Amy used a website called donorschoose.org to raise more than $1,000 from eleven donors, including Disney, to make her school's field trip possible.
20
June
2014

Design-based Learning: Structures

Check out this design-based learning video for our Structures activity.  Our next design-based learning activity is paper rockets.  We'll be doing it on Wednesdays in the Gadgets Cafe.
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