For Families

Categories starting with E

Elementary, COSI On Wheels

For all students grades K-6, COSI offers a variety of programs that complement your science curriculum with engaging hands-on learning activities.

Early Childhood Outreach

Interactive, engaging programs for young children that allows students to explore topics through play and hands-on activities.

Toddler Outreach, Preschool Outreach

Early Childhood Family Workshops

For Families With Children Ages 0-6

COSI's family workshop experience is designed for families with children ages 0-6. These workshops specifically allow children of mixed ages to engage together in hands-on activities exploring the world around them.

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Electricity: Beyond Batteries and Bulbs

Discover that an electrical current in a circuit can produce thermal energy, light, sound and magnetic forces.

  • Grade Level: Grades 4-8

Expert: YOU Become the Pharmacist!

Students interact with two professional pharmacy students from Ohio State University’s College of Pharmacy as they become pharmacists and interact with a live patient to solve a challenging case study.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 7-12
  • Standards: Science Inquiry and Application


Students will uncover the processes that create and shape a stream by creating a model that demonstrates the dynamic interactions between water and substrates. Key concepts include manipulation of flow and slope in the role of erosion, and experience how difference substrates are affected by erosion. Lasts one hour and accommodates 35 students.

  • Grade Level: Grades 3-5


Engineers are responsible for designing some of the most amazing things on our planet. We’ll create rockets, robots, and electric circuits using the tools of the trade.

  • Camp Type: Full-Day Weeklong
  • Age Level: Rising 4th & 5th Graders
  • Program Date: August 11–15 (9am to 4pm)