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Medical Career Discovery

This program will explore various careers found in the OhioHealth system. Participants will travel to various facilities in the OhioHealth System and meet professionals in different fields.
Medical Career Discovery for the 2014/2015 school year is now full.

Grade Level: High School Students

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Military Discount

Military Discount

Active, Reserve, and Retired Military - $2.00 off per person in the immediate family with proper ID. Active military also qualify for discounted memberships.

Magnetic Levitation

Participants can see how strong magnetic poles can repel each other with these floating discs. As they press down on the disc, they can feel the magnets forcing the disc skyward. They also see how magnetic levitation can be used for such new technology as maglev trains.

May COSI After Dark - a 21+ Event - Chemistry of Cooking

It's COSI without kids! Geek out with grown-ups and experiment in everyone’s favorite laboratory – the kitchen! Talk to our expert partners about everything from charcuterie to the science of canning. Compete in an “Iron Chef” style competition hosted by Local Matters. Check out COSI's newest limited-time exhibition, Top Secret: License to Spy and put your secret agent skills to the ultimate test!

Indulge in various whiskey options from Heidelberg Distributing Company, Rogue, and Jameson with food pairings to complement each offering. Spin the prize wheel for a chance to win some awesome prizes including tickets to see Once, showing at the Palace Theater June 9-15.

PLUS, explore COSI, ride the High Wire Unicycle, get lost in Adventure, and enjoy concessions and a cash bar. Also, enjoy special-themed shows in the Planetarium, including a special version of "Our Universe Above: Cooking the Cosmos" with Guest Speaker Dr. Paul Sutter from The Ohio State University. Join COSI's Ty Owen and OSU's Paul Sutter as they show how the first stars to appear over 10 billion years ago cooked the universe and gave us the sky that we see today! Walk-up COSI After Dark tickets will be available at the COSI Box Office for $16 ($10 for COSI Members).

This event is for adults ages 21 and over, only. Valid photo ID required.

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  • Date & Time: May 7, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Cost: $14 in advance, $16 at the door
  • Member Cost: $10 in advance or at the door

Meerkats (3D)

Follow Klinky and her clan as they take on the challenges of living in the unforgiving Kalahari Desert. This tale of strength, survival, family and FUN will delight audiences of all ages!

Mysteries of the Unseen World (3D)

Go to places you've never been before and see things that are beyond your normal vision yet are literally right in front of your eyes.

Messy Science

Let's get messy as we investigate physical changes, chemical changes and phase changes as we make things pop and ooze. You will also get to make your very own container of COSI's Super Slime!

  • Camp Type: Single Day
  • Age Level: Ages 5-11
  • Program Date: May 25, 2015 9am - 4pm

Messy Science

Let’s get messy as we try out COSI’s special formulas to create flubber, oobleck, slime, and many other way cool concoctions! We’ll investigate physical changes, chemical changes, and phase changes as we make things pop, ooze, and slime.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising K & 1st Graders
  • Program Date: June 22-26, 2015, 9am-4pm