Page 1

COSI Programs

2011–2012 School Year

Amazing, educational, and stimulating science resources that support Ohio Academic Content Standards

for Educators

FREE

CLASSRO OM POSTER INSIDE!

Bring

Science to Life COSI Field Trips and Outreach Programs!

with

COSI | 333 W. Broad St. | Columbus OH 43215

Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage Paid Columbus, OH Permit No. 687


Limited Engagement

Exhibitions Dora & Diego – Let’s Explore! September 24, 2011 – January 8, 2012 (Included with COSI Admission) Ready? ¡Vámanos! Embark on an active adventure in the enchanting world of Dora the Explorer, her animal-rescuing cousin Diego, and their friends. Explore Isa’s Flowery Garden, help Tico gather nuts, join the Pirate Piggie’s crew to divide up pirate treasure, and help baby animals in the Rainforest Maze. PRESENTED BY

LOCAL SUPPORT

Presenting Sponsor:

Supporting Sponsors:

©2011 Viacom International Inc. All rights reserved. Nickelodeon, Dora the Explorer, Go, Diego, Go! and all related titles, logos, and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc.

January 28, 2012 – May 6, 2012 (Included with COSI Admission) Looking through the lens of history, science and personal experience, the RACE exhibit at COSI explores differences among people and explains the realities of race. Add your voice to the conversation that will bring our community closer together. www.understandingRACE.org Life Science: 6.1-2, 6.4, 6.6-8, 7.1, 7.8, 8.1-2, 8.3-5, 10.1, 10.4-8, 10.13, 10.20-10.24,10.26-10.28, 11.1, 11.10, 11.12-11.14, 12.1-12.2, 12.4-12; Science and Technology: 8.1, 9.3, 10.1-10.2, 11.1-11.4, 12.1-12.4; Scientific Inquiry: 6.1-6.4, 7.1, 7.3, 7.5-6, 9.1, 9.6, 10.4-5, 11.2, 11.4-5; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 6.1-5, 7.1-3, 8.2, 9.1-5, 9.7, 9.9, 10.1-4 10.7; Earth and Space Sciences: 9.8, 11.15; People and Societies: 6.1, 8.2, 8.6, 9.2, 9.3, 10.2, 10.4, 11.4, 12.1-12.2, 12.5; Geography: 7.1, 12.1; Government: 6.1, 11.1, 12.1-12.2; Social Studies Skills and Methods: 6.2, 6.4, 7.1-2, 9.1-9.3, 10.1, 11.1, 11.5-11.6; Analysis and Interpretation: 12.1-12.3; Economics: 12.7; Citizenship Rights and Responsibilities: 8.1, 8.4, 9.3, 10.1, 11.6, 12.8

Local Presenting Sponsor A Project of American Anthropological Association | Funded by Ford Foundation & National Science Foundation

Register for these relevant COSI programs… DNA: The Foundation for You, Field Trip Workshop (pg. 2) Inquiry into Genetics, Homeschool Workshop (pg. 4)

100% digital!

Giant Screen

Download A Free WATER Educator’s Guide from March 17, 2012 – September 3, 2012 amnh.org/education/water (Additional admission fee may apply.) Water, this planet’s most precious resource, plays a huge role in our lives. It surrounds us, covering nearly three-quarters of Earth’s surface. It sustains us as an essential component to life on Earth. And today, it challenges us to be more conscious of its consumption. Experience water as never before in this engaging and thought-provoking exhibition.

Water

Water: H2O = Life is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (www.amnh.org), and Science Museum of Minnesota (www.smm. org) in collaboration with Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland; The Field Museum, Chicago; Instituto Sangari, São Paulo, Brazil; National Museum of Australia, Canberra; Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada; San Diego Natural History Museum; and Science Centre Singapore and PUB Singapore. Earth and Space Sciences- K.2, 1.1-3, 2.2-5, 3.3, 3.5, 4.2-4.4, 4.8-4.10, 5.5-6, 7.1-7.4, 7.8-7.9, 8.1-8.2, 8.9, 8.13, 9.4, 9.5a, 9-5b, 9.8, 10.1-10.2, 10.5-10.7, 11.2-16, 12.2, 12.5-12.6: Life Sciences: K.1-2, K.5-K.6, 1.1-1.2, 1.5, 2.1-2.3, 2.5-2.6, 3.2,3.6, 4.5, 5.4-5.6, 6.8, 10.15-19, 10.26-28, 11.1-2, 11.4-5, 11.7-11, 12.8-9, 12.11-12: Physical Sciences: K.3-5, 1.2-9, 3.4, 4.1-5, 5.1-5.2, 6.1-6.8, 7.1-5, .9, 9.11, 9.15, 9.17, 9.26-27, 11.3-4, 12.1-2, 12.14-15; Science and Technology: K.1-K.2, 1.3-1.5, 2.1-2.3, 3.2-3.3, 4.1-4.2, 5.1, 5.3, 7.3, 7.7, 8.1-8.2, 9.1, 10.1-10.3, 11.1-11.6, 12.1-12.4; Scientific Inquiry- K.1-K.4, 1.1-1.5, 1.9, 2.1-2.3, 2.6, 3.2-3.3, 4.2, 5.3, 5.5, 8.4, 9.6, 10.4-10.5, 11.4, 12.5; Scientific Ways of Knowing: K.1-K.4, 1.2, 2.1-3, 3.1, 3.3-3.5, 5.1-5.4, 5.6, 6.3-6.5, 7.3

Register for these relevant COSI programs… Erosion, Field Trip Workshop (pg. 2) Inquiry into Water, Homeschool Workshop (pg.4)

Films

Reuse this catalog… share it with a friend!

RACE: Are We So Different?

Annual Presenting Media Sponsor:

Cost: $4 per person (groups of 12 or more arriving with advance reservations).

Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D

Spookley the Square Pumpkin

Through November 13, 2011 Featuring ten-time world surfing champion Kelly Slater, The Ultimate Wave: Tahiti 3D follows a quest to find the perfect wave-riding experience. Running time: 45 minutes.

Through October 30, 2011 Follow Spookley on an adventure of a lifetime and discover that sometimes being different can make all the difference in the world. Running time: 45 minutes.

Earth & Space Science: K.2, 1.3, 5.2, 7.1, 8.1, 8.2, 8.9, 8.11, 8.13, 9.3, 9.4, 9.6, 10.2, 10.7, 11.2, 11.4, 11.6, 11.16, 12.5 Life Science: K.4, 3.6, 5.6, 10.9 Physical Science: 3.2, 3.3, 7.1, 8.1, 8.2, 8.4, 8.5, 9.20, 9.27, 12.5 Scientific Ways of Knowing: K.3, K.4, 1.3, 5.6, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 9.1

©Spookley the Square Pumpkin and Holiday Hill Farm © and TM Holiday Hill Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

1 \ COSI Programs for Educators

614.228.2674


Field Trips to COSI

Overnight Field Trips

Field trips to COSI support student learning in multiple content areas. The COSI Team can design a custom field trip that connects your curriculum to our resources. Need help paying for your field trip? Call toll-free 888.819.2674 and ask about COSI’s Community Access Program or visit cosi.org for details. For reservations call toll-free 888.819.2674.

Thursday, February 9, 2012 (Grades 3-6) Saturday, March 17, 2012 (Grades 1-8) Thursday, April 26, 2012 (Grades 3-6) Thursday, May 10, 2012 (Grades 3-6) $40 per person, including adults

Basic Field Trip

Explore all COSI has to offer, including special workshops aligned to Ohio Academic Content Standards. Includes workshop activities, exclusive access to COSI’s Adventure exhibition, a giant screen movie, COSI admission, dinner, snack, and breakfast. Have a group of 250 or more? Contact us about a custom date. For reservations call toll-free at 888-819-2674.

Field Trip PLUS Field Trip Workshop

All grades, $8.50 per person

Field Trip

All grades, $8.50 per person plus $100 for each 30-student workshop

Field Trip PLUS a 45-Minute giant screen film All grades, $12.50 per person

Workshops

Structure your COSI field trip with an interactive workshop that improves your students’ understanding of science concepts, connects to COSI exhibitions, and nurtures scientific inquiry. All workshops include teacher guides with pre-visit and post-visit lessons, websites, and vocabulary words that connect to Ohio standards. Each workshop is one hour long and accommodates 30 students. Have larger groups or students with special needs? Please Email COSI’s Call Center at call_center@mail.cosi.org or call toll-free 888.819.2674. $100 for each 30-student workshop. For reservations call toll-free 888.819.2674.

Grades 1–2

Grades 3–5

Grades 6–8

Grades 9–12

Fight Germs, Stay Healthy

Erosion Learn how water reshapes Earth’s land surface by eroding rock and soil. Identify factors that cause erosion to occur at different rates.

Crazy Coasters Learn how roller coasters use potential and kinetic energy and gravity. Students apply this knowledge when they build their own roller coaster.

DNA: The Foundation for You

Earth & Space Science: 3.3, 3.5, 4.8-10, 5.6; Scientific Inquiry: 3.1-2, 3.4, 4.1, 5.1; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 3.4-5, 4.1, 5.2

Physical Science: 7.2, 8.1-3; Scientific Inquiry: 4.1, 5.1, 6.2-3; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 4.1, 5.2, 6.3-4

Supported by:

Discover how our bodies protect us from germs and what we can do to keep germs from making us sick. Life Science: 1.5, 2.2; Scientific Inquiry: 1.1-3, 2.1-5, 3.1-2, 3.4; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 1.2, 1.3, 2.4, 3.4, 3.5

Magnets Are Fun Discover how magnets push and pull, classify objects by material, and build and race a maglev train. Physical Science: K.1-5, 1.1, 1.3, 1.5-7, 3.1-4, 4.5, 5.3-4; Scientific Inquiry: 1.1-3, 2.1-5, 3.1-2, 3.4; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 1.2, 1.3, 2.4, 3.4, 3.5

Science of Sounds Students will discover that sounds are created by vibrating objects and how different things make sound. Physical Sciences 2.1-2; Scientific Inquiry: 1.1-3, 2.1-5, 3.1-2, 3.4; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 1.2, 1.3, 2.4, 3.4, 3.5

Gross Science: Inner Workings of the Human Body Supported by:

Explore the circulatory and digestive system, investigate runny noses, and upset stomachs. Life Science: 6.1; Scientific Inquiry: 4.1, 5.1, 6.2-3; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 4.1, 5.2, 6.3-4

Robotics for Beginners Discover how robots are constructed and how they perform tasks. Build a simple robot using LEGO® WeDo robots and perform very basic programming. Physical Science: 3.1-2; Science & Technology: 1.2, 1.6, 2.3, 3.4, 4.3, 5.3

Intermediate Robotics Become part of an engineering team to create basic programming for your robot using LEGO® Mindstorm robots. Physical Science: 8.1-2; Science & Technology 6.5, 7.5, 8.3-4

Cow Eye Dissection Students work in pairs to explore the tissues of the eye, and learn how it works to allow us to see. Life Science: 6.2, 6.7, 7.1; Scientific Inquiry: 6.1-2, 7.4, 8.1

Supported by:

Using the concepts of Mendelian and non-Mendelian genetics, students learn the history of the discovery of DNA and how it relates to inheritance. Life Science: 10.5-7, 12.1, 12.4-6; Scientific Inquiry: 9.1, 9.3, 9.5-6, 10.4, 11.1-2, 11.5, 12.1, 12.5

Catapults, Trebuchets, and Physics, Oh My! Students discover that motion is a measurable quantity that depends on the observer’s frame of reference and how friction restrains force. Physical Sciences 9.21, 9.22, 9.24, 9.25, 12.5; Scientific Inquiry: 9.1, 9.3, 9.5-6, 10.4, 11.1-2, 11.5, 12.1, 12.5

Astronomy Roam the universe with a presentation from an Ohio State University astronomer and conduct experiments that reinforce gravitational force and interstellar distances. Earth & Space Science: 8.1-2, 8.5-8, 9.2-3; Scientific Inquiry: 8.1, 9.3

cosi.org

COSI Programs for Educators / 2


Early Childhood

Science Education Resources

Hands-on science for ages 18–36 months delivered right to your child care center. COSI’s Early Childhood Team will bring science right into your toddler classroom. Our workshops begin by reading a popular early childhood book, followed by hands-on activities that promote fine motor, gross motor, language, and cognitive development, as well as creative expression. These experiences are closely connected with Ohio’s Infant and Toddler Guidelines. Available in Franklin, Licking, Delaware, Union, Madison, Pickaway, and Fairfield Counties. Please call 888.819.2674 for more information. COSI conducts each program at your school with one COSI Outreach Educator and school-provided adult volunteers (teachers, aides, or parents). Each program is 45 minutes long and can accommodate up to 15 toddlers (18 to 36 months).  

New! Science at Your Fingertips Based on Little Blue and Little Yellow by Leo Lionni. Touch, feel, and experiment with new materials. Bring out your students’ inner scientist! Supports Cognitive Development, Language and Communication

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

Preschool Outreach Hands-on science for ages 3–5 delivered right to your preschool.

Students sharpen their powers of observation during an interactive group demonstration and hands-on activity centers. Each program is 45–50 minutes long and accommodates 24 students. Available in Franklin, Licking, Delaware, Union, Madison, Pickaway, and Fairfield Counties. Please call 888.819.2674 for more information. Let’s Get Movin’ COSI’s “fitness instructor” leads a fun exercise routine to strengthen understanding of spatial concepts. Physical Science: Force & Motion EL.4, 5 Scientific Inquiry: Doing Scientific Inquiry EL.1, 6, 7

Cycle of Seasons Identify and observe different characteristics of the four seasons. Earth & Space Science: Processes that Change the Earth EL.4, 6, 7 Scientific Inquiry: Doing Scientific Inquiry EL.5, 6

Animal Tales Through observation, young zoologists discover common needs and habitats among living things. Life Science: Characteristics & Structure of Life EL.1, 2 Scientific Inquiry: Doing Scientific Inquiry EL.1, 6, 7

Supports Cognitive Development, Language and Communication

My Hands Based on My Hands by Aliki. Develop both fine and gross motor skills while exploring what our hands can do.

Register: Call 888.819.2674 Cost: $120 for the first session and $75 for additional same-day, same topic sessions. Online: cosi.org

Reuse this catalog… share it with a friend!

Toddler Outreach

Supports Motor Development: Large Muscle/Small Muscle

Space Based on I Want to Be an Astronaut by Byron Barton. Explore and discover what you would see if you were an astronaut on a mission to outer space. Supports Cognitive Development, Language and Communication Register: Call 888.819.2674 Cost: $100 for the first session and $75 for additional same-day, same topic sessions. Have three or more classrooms? Reserve a three-hour block for $275 (same topic). Online: cosi.org

3 \ COSI Programs for Educators

614.228.2674


Early Childhood Field Trip Workshops COSI’s Early Childhood Field Trip Workshops can help with those “hard to teach” science concepts. Get down and dirty in our Early Childhood Workshop Space and explore a variety of topics. Have a difficult topic you don’t see listed below? Work with our Program Manager to suggest a topic and design your own workshop (additional costs may apply). Early Childhood Field Trip Workshops include hands-on activities, post-visit activities for the teachers, and pre-printed take home letters for each student. Preschool (up to 20 students) Bugs Explore insects and arachnids as your class meets a LIVE hissing cockroach. Science: Earth and Space Science EL.3 Science: Life Science EL. 1, 2, 3, 5 Math: Data Analysis and Probability EL.1, 2 English Language Arts: Research EL. 1, 4

Simple Machines Focus on the forces that move objects as your class explores simple machines such as pulleys, ramps, and catapults. Science: Physical Sciences EL.2, 3, 5 English Language Arts: Acquisition of Vocabulary EL.1 English Language Arts: Reading Application EL.1

The Body Investigate the five senses and the sound of our own hearts as we explore our bodies from the inside out. Science: Life Science EL. 1, 2, 3, 5; Science: Science & Technology EL. 1, 3, 4; English Language Arts: Research EL. 1, 4.

Kindergarten (up to 24 students) Roller Coaster Challenge Explore force and motion as your class works together to build a roller coaster. Put the force of gravity to work in COSI’s marble challenge! Science: Physical Sciences K.1, 4, 5 Science: Science & Technology K.2 Mathematics: Measurement K.2

Magnet Fun Explore the magnetic power of “attract” and “repel” and learn what magnets can and cannot stick to. Science: Physical Sciences K.1, 3, 5 Science: Science & Technology K.2 Mathematics: Geometry & Spatial Sense K.1

Measure, Weigh, & Compare Inches, feet and pounds… let’s explore how things are measured. Science: Scientific Inquiry K.6; Mathematics: Measurement K.2; Reading: Acquisition of Vocabulary Standard K.2

Reservations: Call toll-free 888.819.2674. Cost: $80 per group of 24 students, plus the cost of general admission. Adult chaperones must accompany the group attending the workshop; ratio requirements are one adult per every five students. Chaperones are admitted free to the workshop with group rate admission.

Early Childhood Teacher

Available Spring 2012!

Professional Development COSI’s Director of Early Childhood Education can create custom “Step Up to Quality” Approved Professional Development for Early Childhood. For details, including pricing and availability, please contact COSI’s Call Center at call_center@mail.cosi.org or call toll-free 888.819.2674.

Homeschool Workshops for ages 6–12

October 6, 2011 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Animation Learn how advancements in science and technology have made the art of animation more efficient and cost effective. Create your own animated film. November 3, 2011 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Introduction to Electricity Learn about electrical current and how it travels by creating a simple electric circuit. Design and build your own scribbling machine. December 1, 2011 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Uncovering Mysteries in Adventure Uncover the mysteries that await you in COSI’s Adventure exhibition. Hone your process skills and use them to solve puzzles and discover the treasure of knowledge. January 5, 2012 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Inquiry into Health and Physiology Learn about your body systems; how and why your body works the way it does and how and why we need to keep it healthy. February 2, 2012 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Advanced Robotics Become part of an engineering team and create robots using LEGO® Mindstorm robots. Experience with LEGO® Mindstorm robots preferred. March 1, 2012 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Inquiry into Genetics Extract DNA and join COSI in an exploration of genetics to discover why plants and animals are the way they are. April 5, 2012 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Inquiry into Water Explore the chemical and physical properties of water and why water is so essential to life on our planet. Reservations: Call toll-free 888.819.2674. Cost: COSI Members $27 for one parent & one child, or reserve three workshops together for $75 (COSI Members only), additional family members, $13.50. Nonmembers $34 for one parent & one child, additional family members, $17.

Teacher Family Memberships* As an educator, you are eligible for a discounted COSI Membership! In appreciation of your service as an educator, we are offering a discounted COSI Teacher Family Membership for just $75! Use your membership to visit COSI as a family, plan your upcoming field trip, or gain hands-on ideas on enhancing the classroom experience. To become a COSI Member or to learn more, stop by COSI’s Member Services Desk, visit cosi.org, or call 614.228.2674. *Teacher Memberships are open to certified public/private preK-12th grade school teachers, teachers at licensed/registered child care and preschool facilities, college/university faculty, and home educators.

cosi.org

COSI Programs for Educators / 4


Outreach Programs COSI On Wheels Daylong Programs

For up to 500 K–6 students!

A Midwest favorite since 1982, COSI On Wheels introduces dynamic science topics to your entire school with a high-energy assembly followed by hands-on activities that enhance science inquiry skills and encourage teamwork.

New! Astounding Astronomy Explore the incredible variety of planetary environments and discover Earth is the only planet that can support life – or is it? Earth & Space Sciences: K-2A, 3-5A; Life Science: K-2B, 3-5C; Physical Science: K-2B, K-2C, 3-5C, 3-5D; Science and Technology: 3-5A; Scientific Inquiry: 3-5B

Current Conditions

Presented By:

Supporting Sponsor:

Students test the power of wind, learn about energy conservation, and explore how sound waves can locate underground energy sources.

With the help of COSI’s “meteorologist in training,” explore how weather affects everyday life, and how technology is used by top forecasters.

®

Earth & Space Science: K-2D, 3-5C; Science & Technology K-2A, K-2B, 3-5A; Life Sciences 3-5D; Scientific Inquiry K-2A, K-2B, 3-5A, 3-5B, 3-5C; Physical Science: K-2C, 3-5C, 3-5D, 3-5E, 3-5F

The Incredible Human Machine

American Dairy Association Mideast

Earth & Space Sciences K-2C, 3-5D; Physical Science 3-5D; Science & Technology 3-5A; Scientific Inquiry K-2B, 3-5A, 3-5B; Scientific Ways of Knowing K-2A

It’s Simply Chemistry Supporting Sponsor:

Supporting Sponsor:

Explore the digestive, nervous, and circulatory systems, plus learn about nutrients and how exercise keeps a body healthy. National Science Education Standards: E.F.1b, E.F.1c, E.F.1d, M.F.1a, M.F.1c, M.F.1e

Create endothermic and exothermic reactions, make a container of super-slime to take home, experience a chemical reaction that produces light without heat, and more. Physical Science: K-2A, 3-5A, 3-5B, 3-5D; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 3-5B; Scientific Inquiry: K-2A, K-2B, K-2C, 3-5A, 3-5B

What’s Wild? Learn about wildlife diversity, animal habitats, and how wildlife biologists use technology to manage animal populations. Earth & Space Science: K-2B, 3-5C; Science & Technology 3-5A; Life Sciences K-2A, K-2B, K-2C, 3-5A, 3-5B, 3-5C; Scientific Inquiry K-2A, K-2B, K-2C, 3-5A, 3-5B, 3-5C; Physical Sciences K-2A, 3-5B; Scientific Ways of Knowing K-2A, K-2B, K-2C, 3-5B, 3-5C

Education Partner: ODNR, Division of Wildlife

2011–2012 Programs: $990 per program for all Ohio schools. Out-of-state schools, please call 888.819.2674 for a price quote. Need help funding your COSI On Wheels visit? Many schools receive financial assistance from their PTA and PTO groups. Ask yours for details! Reserve: Online at cosi.org or call toll-free 888.819.2674.

COSI In The Classroom 1-Hour Programs

Hands-on science lessons facilitated in your classroom by the COSI Team

Reuse this catalog… share it with a friend!

Presented By:

Investigating Energy

A COSI Educator will bring all the materials for these one-hour workshops to your classroom. Accommodates up to 35 students per workshop. Price includes teacher guides with pre-visit and post-visit lessons, websites, and vocabulary words. Available in Ohio’s Franklin, Union, Delaware, Madison, Pickaway, Fairfield, & Licking Counties. Science of Sounds Grades K–3 Students will discover that sounds are created by vibrating objects and how different things make sound. Physical Science: 2.1-2; Scientific Inquiry: 1.1-3, 2.1-5, 3.1-2, 3.4; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 1.2-3, 2.4, 3.4-5

Magnets Are Fun! Grades K–3 Discover how magnets push and pull, classify objects by material, and build and race a maglev train. Physical Science: K.1-5, 1.1, 1.3 1.5-7, 3.1-4, 4.5, 5.3-4; Scientific Inquiry: 1.1-3, 2.1-5, 3.1-2, 3.4; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 1.2-.3, 2.4, 3.4-5

Fight Germs, Stay Healthy Grades 1–3 Supported by:

Supported by:

Discover how our bodies protect us from germs and what we can do to keep germs from making us sick. Life Science: 1.5, 2.2; Scientific Inquiry: 1.1-3, 2.1-5, 3.1-2, 3.4; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 1.2-3, 2.4, 3.4-5

Science of Sports Grades 1–6 Understand the force and motion science behind sports. Participants will explore their own center of mass, velocity, and also get to see firsthand why safety equipment is necessary. Physical Science: K.5, 1.1, 2.2, 3.2-4; Life Science: 6.2; Scientific ways of knowing: K.1, K.4, 1.2, 2.1, 2.4, 3.5, 5.6; Scientific Inquiry: K.1-2, K.7, 1.1, 1.5-6, 2.7, 3.2, 4.3, 5.3

5 \ COSI Programs for Educators

Gross Science: Inner Workings of the Human Body Grades 4–6

Explore the circulatory and digestive system, investigate runny noses and upset stomachs. Life Science: 1.3, 3.2, 6.1; Scientific Inquiry: 1.1-3, 2.1-5, 3.1-2, 3.4, 4.1, 5.1, 6.2, 6.3; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 1.2-3, 2.4, 3.4-.5, 4.1, 5.2, 6.3-4

Electricity: Beyond Batteries and Bulbs Grades 4–6 Discover that an electrical current in a circuit can produce thermal energy, light, sound and magnetic forces.

Crazy Coasters Grades 6–8 Learn how roller coasters use potential and kinetic energy and gravity. Students apply this knowledge when they build their own roller coaster. Physical Science: 7.2, 8.1-2, 8.4-5; Scientific Inquiry: 4.1, 5.1, 6.2-3; Scientific Ways of Knowing: 4.1, 5.2, 6.3-4

Reserve: Online at cosi.org or call toll-free 888.819.2674. Cost: $150 per session

Physical Science: 5.3-4; Scientific Inquiry: 4.4-5, 5.4, 5.6, 6.4

614.228.2674


Interactive Videoconferencing Science programming by videoconference for grades K and up. Energy Investigators Supported by: Grades K–2 Students will have the opportunity to create their own energy bugs and then investigate different energy sources with the COSI Inventor to make those bugs dance, jump, and jiggle! 45 minutes. Physical Sciences K.4-5, 1.6-9 Earth and Space Sciences 1.1 Science and Technology 1.7-8

Reserve: Online at cosi.org Cost: $220 per videoconference connection (includes materials kit for 30 students). Extra kits are $65. Gadget Works: Simple Machines Grades 2–6 Help Professor Gadgeteer identify simple machines inside windup toys. 60 minutes. Science and Technology: 2.4, 3.4, 4.3 Scientific Inquiry: 2.5, 2.7-8, 3.5-6, 4.1, 5.3 Scientific Ways of Knowing: 2.4, 3.2, 4.1, 6.1

Reserve: Online at cosi.org Cost: $220 per videoconference connection (includes materials kit for 30 students). Extra kits are $65. Gadget Works: Force & Motion Grades 3–6 Along with Professor Gadgeteer, students learn about the forces and motion that help move wind-up toys by tracing the flow of energy as they take apart the toys. 60 minutes. Science & Technology: 3.1-5, 4.3, 6.5 Scientific Inquiry: 2.10, 3.1-2, 3.5-6, 4.1 Scientific Ways of Knowing: 3.2, 4.2

Reserve: Online at cosi.org Cost: $220 per videoconference connection (includes materials kit for 30 students). Extra kits are $65. Elementary Experts Grades 2–6 Harry Potter science, sounds, reptiles, spiders, and more! These interactive programs will guide your students through exciting topics with the help of a trained COSI educator. Check cosi.org for exciting upcoming topics. 60 minutes. Scientific Inquiry: 2.3-9, 3.2-6, 4.1, 4.6, 5.1-3 Scientific Ways of Knowing: 2.1, 2.4, 3.2, 4.1-4, 5.3 (Additional standards vary by program topic)

Reserve: Online at cosi.org Cost: $165 per videoconference connection (includes materials kit for 30 students). Extra kits are $35.

cosi.org

Weather Watch Grades 4–7 Work with COSI’s Storm Spotter to learn how changes in air pressure and temperature can affect the weather. Students will also take and use readings from barometers and thermometers to help them predict basic weather patterns. 45 minutes.

Experts Grades 7–12 Students interact with experts in science, math, or technology fields. Work with the expert to solve challenging questions that apply to the field. These programs put real faces to the topics you teach. Visit cosi.org for exciting upcoming topics. 60 minutes.

Earth & Space Science: 4.1-6, 7.5-7, 7.9 Physical Science: 4.1-3, 5.1-3, 6.2-3, 7.1 Scientific Ways of Knowing: 4.2, 4.4, 5.2, 5.4-5, 6.1-4, 7.1

Scientific Inquiry: 8.3, 9.6, 10.4, 11.3-5 Scientific Ways of Knowing: 7.3, 9.1, 9.8-9, 10.7, 11.2, 11.11, 12.7 (Additional standards vary by program topic)

Reserve: Online at cosi.org Cost: $220 per videoconference connection (includes materials kit for 30 students). Extra kits are $65.

Reserve: Online at cosi.org Cost: $165 per videoconference connection (includes teacher information packet.) In Depth: Autopsy Grades 10–Adult

Surgical Suite: Total Knee Replacement Grades 6–Adult

Supported by:

Presented by: See live surgery in real time. Connect to an operating room and watch a total knee replacement surgery as it happens from your classroom or COSI. Students will have the opportunity to ask questions of the surgical staff and learn more about different medical careers. 90 minutes. Life Sciences: 6.2, 10.27 Science & Technology: 6.2, 10.2, 12.1-2 Scientific Inquiry: 9.3 Scientific Ways of Knowing: 9.1, 9.4, 9.7, 10.4-5, 10.7, 11.11

An Ohio State University Pathology Resident will join your students live from COSI as they observe a recorded autopsy from beginning to end. Use the information gathered during the program and post-visit activities to determine the cause of death. Connect from your school or bring your students to COSI’s Galaxy Theater to view the autopsy. 90 minutes. Life Science: 10.27, 11.1 Science and Technology: 9.1, 12.1-2 Scientific Inquiry: 9.3, 10.4, 11.4-5, 12.1 Scientific Ways of Knowing: 10.3-5, 10.7, 11.1, 11.11, 12.1

Reserve: Online at cosi.org (to connect via videoconference) or call toll-free 888.819.2674 (to participate from COSI). Cost: $295 per videoconference connection (includes materials kit for 30 students). Extra kits are $105. $13 per person for student groups participating from COSI. Exhibits admission available for an additional $3 per person. Advance reservations are required.

Reserve: Online at cosi.org (to connect via videoconference) or call toll-free 888.819.2674 (to participate from COSI). Cost: $280 per INTERACTIVE videoconference connection and $230 per view only (includes materials kit for 30 students). Extra kits are $105. $10 per person for student groups participating from COSI. Exhibits admission available for an additional $5 per person. Advance reservations required. For questions about videoconference programs, please email videoconferencing@mail.cosi.org

Videoconference

Teacher Training

This fun and interactive session is designed to introduce teachers to COSI’s videoconferencing programs. You’ll try hands-on activities and get a chance to ask questions to learn how COSI’s videoconferencing programs can be used to enhance your curriculum. Reserve: Online at cosi.org Cost: $100 per videoconference connection (includes materials for 30 teachers). Extra kits are $65.

COSI Programs for Educators / 6


Institutional Sponsors:

ROBERT F. WOLFE & EDGAR T. WOLFE FOUNDATION

COSI Academy Science career program for high school students. Presented by: Have a high school student who’s passionate about science? Consider COSI Academy, COSI’s career exploration program for students in grades 9–12 considering science, technology, engineering, math, and health careers. COSI Academy meets at COSI on the first Saturday of every month (excluding holidays) from October to May. Scholarships Cost for 2011–2012 school year: available! COSI Members $325; Nonmembers $400. Annual tuition includes all monthly meetings. For information: Contact Amy Parker, Director of COSI Academy, at cosiacademy@mail.cosi.org

Special Exhibition!

Girls Discover… Engineering! COSI’s day-long career exploration program for girls in grades 6–8. Supporting Sponsor:

Scholarships made possible by:

Saturday, November 12, 2011 (check-in 8:30am, program is 9am–3:15pm) Girls meet professional and student engineers, explore careers in engineering, participate in hands-on workshops, and have a great time learning and meeting new friends. Scholarships Register: Download your registration forms online cosi.org, or available! call 614.228.2674 for details. Advance registration is required. Cost: $40 per person (includes two workshops, lunch, a souvenir t-shirt, and COSI admission).

Boys Discover… Engineering! COSI’s day-long career exploration program for boys in grades 6–8.

Presenting Sponsor:

Saturday, February 25, 2012 (check-in 8:30am, program is 9am–3:15pm) Boys meet professional and student engineers, explore careers in engineering, participate in hands-on workshops, and have a great time learning and meeting new friends. Scholarships available! Register: Download your registration forms online cosi.org, or call 614.228.2674 for details. Advance registration is required. Cost: $40 per person (includes two workshops, lunch, a souvenir t-shirt, and COSI admission).

Coming Spring 2012

Girls Discover… Genetics!

Supported By:

COSI’s day-long career exploration program for girls in grades 6–8. Inside this 9,500-square-foot Shangri-La for knowledge seekers, students become explorers, working to solve the mystery of an archaeological find. Best for students ages 8 and up. Add Adventure: In the Valley of the Unknown to your COSI group rate admission for $3 per person. Recommended exploration time: 45 minutes.

Saturday, March 31, 2011 Register: Registration will begin in February. Please check online at cosi.org for up to date information. Cost: $40 per person (includes two workshops, lunch, a souvenir t-shirt, and COSI admission).

Scientific Inquiry: 1.1, 1.4, 1.9, 2.6, Scientific Ways of Knowing k.1, k.4, 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.4, 6.3, 8.1, 10.3

Visit cosi.org to subscribe to COSI’s monthly Teacher e-News. or scan this QR code with your smartphone.

333 West Broad Street | Columbus, Ohio 43215 614.228.2674 | cosi.org |

Printed on 10% post consumer recycled paper

Printed with Soy Inks

Please recycle this catalog when finished

2011-2012 School Year COSI Programs for Educators Catalog  

Browse COSI programs for educators for the 2011-2012 school year.

Read more
Read more
Similar to
Popular now
Just for you