For Educators

Free COSI Teacher Resource Fair

Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 10am-2pm | For All Grades | Free!

Visit COSI's classic exhibitions and meet representatives from your favorite Ohio organizations that support teachers. Includes free general admission to COSI for teachers, plus a free movie on COSI’s Extreme Screen, fun freebies, door prizes, and lots more! This free event is EXCLUSIVELY for formal teachers, non-formal teachers, and afterschool educators. Teacher attendees must present a valid school ID, copy of a valid teaching certificate, school pay stub, or other proof of teacher status at check-in. Additional non-teacher guests must purchase COSI admission at the Box Office. Admission to COSI's ADVENTURE exhibition or The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes is not included but may be purchased at the COSI Box Office. Homeschool educators may attend with proof of homeschool status, such as a letter from their school district confirming their homeschool status, or a valid membership card to a known homeschool association. Additional guests must purchase COSI admission at the Box Office. One homeschool educator admitted free per homeschool family.

Please note there is a $8 per-car parking fee in the lots surrounding COSI. Please bring your parking ticket into COSI with you for validation to receive the discounted $5 per-car rate.

Be an Exhibitor

Reach hundreds of central Ohio teachers as a COSI Teacher Resource Fair exhibitor by downloading the 2013 Exhibitor Application.

Download Exhibitor Application (PDF)


Photos from previous Resource Fairs


Past Resource Fair Exhibitor List

Battelle Memorial Institute
Columbus Museum of Art
The Works
Ohio Optometric Association - Real Eyes
Recreation Unlimited
Wexner Center for the Arts
East Asian Studies Center
Metro Parks
SOLAE Foundation
Nancy larson Publishers
Columbus Zoo
United Art & Education
Elmer's Products Inc.
Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program
Sci Supply
Teaching and Learning Collaborative
WOSU Public Media
Columbus Dispatch Newspaper in Education
Nature's Classroom
Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
NASA's Messenger Educational Program
ODNR Division of Recycling
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Mohican School in the Out of Doors, Inc.
Dawes Arboretum
U.S. Geological Survey
Ohio Historical Society
Generation Rx Lab, OSU (Labs in Life)
Ohio Association for the Education of Young Children
Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District
Ohio Resource Center
FIP Your School
Stone Lab
The Adaptive Adventure Sports Coaliition