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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

Items starting with E

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.

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

Erosion

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

Erosion & Our Ohio Rivers

Explore erosion: its causes, effects, and lasting impact on our Ohio waterways.

  • Program Date(s): November 5 or 6, 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

Exploring Space

Explore the world beyond our earth and all of its mysteries and also engage with our COSI Planetarium interface.

  • Program Date(s): April 1 or 2, 2015 (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

Erosion & Our Ohio Rivers

Explore erosion: its causes, effects, and lasting impact on our Ohio waterways.

  • Program Date(s): September 25, 2014 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • COSI Admission: Included

Exploring Space - Featuring the COSI Planetarium!

Explore the world beyond our earth and all of its mysteries and also engage with the COSI Planetarium interface.

  • Program Date(s): April 16, 2015 (1-3pm)
  • Member Cost: $15 per student.
  • Non-Member Cost: $25 per student.
  • COSI Admission: Included

Exploring the Intersection of Nanotechnology and Food

Join us on as we talk about the intersection of nanotechnology and food with Dr. Farnaz Maleky from the Ohio State University Department of Food Science and Technology. What is nanotechnology and how will the science of the incredibly small affect what we eat in the future? Hear Dr. Maleky discuss her exciting research in the area of food engineering and how it will improve health in the future, followed by some tasty hands-on demonstrations! Space is limited. Price does not include the cost of parking in lots adjacent to COSI ($4 for COSI Members; $5 for nonmembers). Program supported from the NISENetwork, using funding from the National Science Foundation.

  • Date & Time: Friday, August 22, 2014 7:00pm-8:30pm
  • Cost: $8
  • Member Cost: $5
  • Parking: $4 for COSI Members; $5 for nonmembers