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Family Friday Night

Family Friday Night

Admission is $10.95 for all ages 2 and up on the last Friday of the month from 5:00pm to 9:00pm!

Force & Motion

Energy is all around us in many different forms, but how does it work? Explore how contact and noncontact forces can create motion through hands-on experiments, including magnets and other tools. Learn about poles, create a maglev train, feel electromagnetic forces, and learn how they relate to COSI’s Ring Launcher.

  • Grade Level: Grades K-4

Forensic Psychology

In this interactive session, Dr. Kukor will guide participants through a step-by-step forensic analysis of a complex forensic case involving claimed insanity.

  • Standards: current events | law | psychology

Frogs

Based on the book Five Green and Speckled Frogs by Priscilla Burris. Frogs are interesting animals! Come hop, jump, and ribbit as we discover these amazing creatures.

  • Grade Level: 18-36mos

Ferrofluid

Participants see how iron fillings suspended in a liquid form an interesting creation called ferrofluid, which, when placed near a strong magnet, create interesting designs/forms.

Frenzied Fleas

Students test the effects of drugs like caffeine and sleeping pills on the heart rate of a live water flea. Concepts: human anatomy & physiology, dose-response curves, drug toxicity.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 6-12
  • Number of Students: 12 - 18 per session

Funky Fruit Flies

Students explore how genes impact drug response by observing live wildtype and mutant drosophila exposed to alcohol. Concepts: molecular biology, pharmacogenomics, personal health.

  • Grade Levels: Grades 6-12
  • Number of Students: 12 - 18 per session