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Member Offers & Discounts

Special offers just for COSI Members!

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 is currently sold out. Applications for 2014-2015 will open in mid-June 2014.

Grade Level: High School Students

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Magnets

Learn about poles, create a maglev train, feel electromagnetic forces, and learn how they relate to COSI’s Ring Launcher.

  • Grade Level: Grades 1-2
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.

Mindbenders & Brainstorm Challenges

Develop your skills of collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity! Using simple every day materials, work with your classmates to solve a brainbusting issue from everyday life. Lasts one hour and accommodates 35 students.

  • Grade Level: Grades 3-8

My Hands

Toddler Outreach, My Hands allows children to explore science, create, build, and manipulate materials. This is a 45 minute program that can accommodate up to 15 toddlers, ages 18-36 months. It consists of an interactive-read aloud, group activity, and hands-on activities. All activities are developmentally appropriate and encourage both fine and gross motor skills.

  • Grade Level: 18-36mos

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.

Member Advantage Coupons

To take advantage of this special offer when visiting partner locations, present this coupon and a current membership card from a participating organization.

*Coupon and current membership card must be presented to receive special offer. It is recommended that you call the organization or visit their website prior to visiting to confirm hours of operation.

  • Start Date: Wednesday, 01 January 2014
  • End Date: Wednesday, 31 December 2014

Medicine In My Backyard

Students try to discover an antibiotic from a plant lurking in their backyard. Concepts: bacteria life cycle, plant biology, personal health.

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

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: Multi-Day
  • Age Level: Rising K & 1st Graders
  • Program Date: June 16–20 (9am to 12pm) - SOLD OUT

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: July 14–18 (9am to 4pm) - SOLD OUT