The Experience at COSI
21ST CENTURY LEARNING LABS
These structured field trips nurture scientific inquiry through connection to COSI exhibits and a combination of COSI experiences for in-depth exploration of compelling STEM topics. Learn more.
The Center offers continuing education workshops led by expert informal STEM educators on topics ranging from the new Ohio science content standards to incorporating project and design-based learning into your curriculum. Learn more.
Homeschool Workshops offer a new depth of hands-on science experiences for educators and learners to better understand real and relevant science concepts. Learn more.
Our state-of-the-art digital learning lab gives students the chance to explore technology through mentor-guided multimedia activities, including audio/video production, 3D modeling/printing, digital art, coding, animation, and video game design. Learn more.
The Experience Comes To You
Connect students with scientists, doctors, and experts in their fields through a LIVE, two-way video experience that immerses viewers in real science—in real time. Learn more.
COSI ON WHEELS
A Midwest school tradition since 1982, COSI On Wheels introduces dynamic science topics to your entire school with a high-energy, 45-minute assembly followed by a day of hands-on activities that enhance science-inquiry skills. Learn more.
COSI OUTREACH WORKSHOPS
Bring COSI’s signature inquiry-based, hands-on discovery right to your classroom or afterschool with hour-long workshops for up to 30 learners. From robots to superheroes, rats to engineering, Outreach Workshops bring science to life! Learn more.
Designed to complement afterschool programs, these hands-on workshops use inquiry-based learning to explore science and generate excitement among the learners. Learn more.
SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY CAMPS
Featuring colorful hands-on kiosks, Science Spot traveling exhibitions provide perfect pop-up opportunities for students to play, explore, and learn science together at any school or community event. Learn more.
Early Childhood Education
EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION OUTREACH
Early Childhood Outreach programs engage preschool through first-grade learners in hands-on science exploration with developmentally appropriate themes and interactive experiments that connect to children’s literature. Learn more.