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Birthday Parties

Have your child's birthday party at COSI! COSI birthdays are a mix of silly science and serious fun! Please submit your reservation at least three weeks in advance.

Ages 6-11, Ages 3-5

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Boys Overnight, Grades 1-8

  • 2013 Theme: 60-Second Science
  • Boys/Girls/Co-ed: Boys
  • Grade Level: Grades 1-8
  • Scouting Levels: Cub Scout | Boy Scout
  • Available Dates:
  • Saturday, February 16, 2013
  • Saturday, April 20, 2013

Boys or Girls Day Program Grades K-3

  • 2013 Theme: 60-Second Science
  • Boys/Girls/Co-ed: Co-ed
  • Grade Level: Grades K-3
  • Available Dates:
  • Saturday, February 09, 2013
  • Saturday, March 16, 2013
  • Saturday, March 23, 2013
  • Sunday, April 21, 2013
  • Sunday, April 28, 2013

Beginner Robotics

Discover how robots are made and how they perform tasks. Build a simple LEGO® WeDo robot and perform very basic programming. Lasts one hour and accommodates 35 students.

  • Grade Level: Grades 1-5

Ball Launcher

Participants use air pressure from a heavy weight to launch a foam ball high into the air.

Be A Builder

Participants use two dimensional blueprints and wooden blocks to build a three dimensional structure. Blueprints come in a variety of levels of difficulty ranging from Easy to Very Difficult.

Brain Chatter

Students explore how drugs alter neuronal communication by using live crickets as a model and real electrophysiology equipment. Concepts: human anatomy & physiology, synaptic transmission, drug toxicity.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 9-12
  • Number of Students: 12 - 18 per session

Busting Myths

Try some famous science myths by experimenting with electricity, cooling off with liquid nitrogen, playing tug-of-war with phone books, and exploring what happens when you mix Mentos with diet soda.

  • Age Level: Ages 6-11

Beginner Robotics

Construct and learn to program your robot to perform very simple acts using the LEGO WeDo robotics system.

  • Program Date(s): October 1 or 2, 2014 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $27 for parent/child. Additional child $13.50
  • Non-Member Cost: $44 for parent/child. Additional child $22.00
  • COSI Admission: Included

Brain Chatter - Includes Sheep Brain Dissection!

Explore animal anatomy and the body functions that our brains control through a sheep brain dissection. Learn how drugs alter how neurons "talk" to each other through an electrophysiology equipment with live crickets.

  • Program Date(s): February 19, 2015 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • COSI Admission: Included