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Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm
Today's Hours: 
10am - 5pm

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For all students grades K-6

A Midwest school tradition since 1982, COSI On Wheels introduces dynamic science topics to your entire school with a high-energy, 45-minute assembly followed by a day of hands-on activities that enhance science inquiry skills and encourage continued learning. All COSI On Wheels programs fulfill Scientific Inquiry and Application Components of the Ohio College and Career Ready Standards.

Pricing:
$990 per day of programming, plus mileage fee of $35 per every 50 miles, or part thereof, beyond Ohio's borders. There is no mileage fee for Ohio schools.

Special discount for new bookings for programs that take place through December 2017! For a limited time, book a program occurring in November or December and receive a $100 discount! Limited dates and programs available.

Please note there is a $2 processing fee for all program reservations. Proceeds from this fee help to support COSI, a not-for-profit organization. For selected programs, transaction fees may be waived for COSI Members as a benefit of membership.



Assembly Only Program

Want to bring COSI On Wheels to your school but don't have a full day to spare? Every COSI On Wheels program is now available as an assembly-only* option! You'll get the same high-energy, 45-minute science assembly for your entire school but without the interactive stations afterwards.
*Available June – December

Pricing:
$450 for 1 assembly-only program, for up to 500 students. Add a second high-energy assembly for just $175 more.

Make a COSI On Wheels Reservation Request


Astounding Astronomy

Astounding Astronomy

We'll leave our home planet on a journey to the Sun and the other planets of our amazing Solar System. We'll explore the incredible variety of planetary environments and discover Earth is the only planet that can support life – or is it?

  • Grade Level: Grades K-6
Current Conditions

Current Conditions

Bring the amazing world of weather into your school with COSI's Current Conditions program. With the help of COSI's "meteorologist-in-training," you'll explore how weather affects life on Earth everyday and learn about technology used by today's top forecasters. Students will test their forecasting skills, explore meteorological instruments, and discover why it's important to monitor extreme weather events.

  • Grade Level: Grades K-6
Energy!

Energy!

Experiment with electricity, magnetism, and motion while you help COSI’s Inventor complete their greatest creation. Build circuits, create chain reactions, and move objects without touching them while learning more about forces and energy. ENERGY! Supports academic content standards in Physical Science.

  • Grade Level: Grades K-6
Exploring Ecology

Exploring Ecology

Explore the outdoors as our Outreach Educator brings the science of prairies, forests, rivers, and wetlands to your school. Investigate animal adaptations, life cycles, and learn how parts of an ecosystem are connected.

Program Partner: Program Partner: Ohio Environmental Education Fund

  • Grade Level: Grades K-6
It's Simply Chemistry

It's Simply Chemistry

Join our COSI Detective and use chemistry to help solve a mystery. Create endothermic and exothermic reactions, make super slime to take home, experience a chemical reaction that produces light without heat, and more.

  • Grade Level: Grades K-6
The Incredible Human Machine

The Incredible Human Machine

COSI’s Body Mechanic helps students learn what it takes to keep their body engines in tip-top shape. Explore the digestive, nervous, and circulatory systems, plus learn about nutrients and how exercise keeps a body healthy.

  • Grade Level: Grades K-6

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COSI Science Center

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by COSI Science Center


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COSI On Wheels!

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