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COSI Lectures for Adults

COSI Programs

September through December 2012

for Families

With Curious Minds

free COSI Panel Discussion: Fact, Faith, Science & Religion Moderated by Neal Conan, host of National Public Radio’s “Talk of the Nation” Thursday October 11, 2012, (7pm–9pm) Location: WOSU@COSI Studios, 333 West Broad Street, Columbus OH, 43215 Registration: Online at http://factandfaith.eventbrite.com Cost: Free Where do our religious beliefs come from? Have religious beliefs served an evolutionary purpose? Join us for “Fact, Faith, Science & Religion,” a lively panel discussion about the intersection of science and religion hosted by Neal Conan, host of NPR’s “Talk of the Nation.” Our panelists will be Michael Shermer and Karl Giberson. Karl Giberson is an internationally known science-and-religion scholar, speaker, and writer. He has published more than 150 articles, reviews, and essays, both technical and popular, in outlets that include USA Today, LA Times, Salon.com, Discover, Weekly Standard, Quarterly Review of Biology, Perspectives on Science & Faith, The Edge.org, and Books & Culture, and has written or co-authored seven books. Dr. Michael Shermer is the Founding Publisher of Skeptic magazine and editor of Skeptic.com, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and an Adjunct Professor at Claremont Graduate University and Chapman University. Dr. Shermer’s latest book is The Believing Brain: From Ghosts and Gods to Politics and Conspiracies—How We Construct Beliefs and Reinforce Them as Truths. This free program is supported by a grant from the John Templeton Foundation. The Science Behind a Stroke November 8, 2012, (7pm–8pm) Location: COSI's Galaxy Theater Registration: Please call 614.228.2674 Cost: Free Come learn from the OhioHealth neuroscience experts who treat the most stroke patients in central Ohio. Discover the science behind a stroke and how a brain attack affects your whole body. From risk factors to signs and symptoms, from treatment to rehabilitation, this lecture will arm you with the information you need to fight a stroke.

Creativity and the Brain Thursday, December 6, 2012, (7pm–8pm) Location: COSI's Gallery 3 Registration: Please call 614.228.2674 Cost: Free Join Columbus Museum of Art's Cynthia M. Foley, Director of Education and Jeff Sims, Creative Producer for CMA's Center for Creativity, to engage your brain in some creative play and discussion. Jeff will show examples of various creative thinking processes and lead us through creative challenges using LEGO® bricks. Cindy will share why creativity is so important in our adult lives.

Understanding the Child Brain and Autism December 13, 2012, (7pm–8pm) Location: COSI's Galaxy Theater Registration: Please call 614.228.2674 Cost: Free Why are so many children diagnosed with autism? With presenter Dr. James Mulick of Nationwide Children's Hospital, learn what is happening within a child's brain when diagnosed with autism and what scientific advances are helping us understand this disorder. Gain a better understanding of the disease and what to expect if your child is diagnosed.

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What’s Inside for you... 1 Limited Engagement Exhibitions 1 Extreme Screen Films 1 Live Shows 2 Monthly Special Events 3 Monthly Special Events, continued 4 Early Childhood Workshops 5 Hands-On Family Workshops 6 School’s Out Camps

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LEGO® Castle Adventure Exhibition Showing September 29, 2012 – January 6, 2013 In LEGO® Castle Adventure, build brick castles, learn about real-world castles and their building secrets, and plan your ideal castle’s defenses. Free with COSI admission or Membership. Contributing Sponsor

Have your child’s birthday party at COSI! COSI birthdays are a mix of silly science and serious fun. The best part is that you won’t have to clean up!

Produced by The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis in cooperation with LEGO Systems, Inc. LEGO and the LEGO logo are trademarks of the LEGO Group. ©2012 The LEGO Group. All rights reserved.

BODY WORLDS & The Brain Exhibition Showing October 17, 2012−January 6, 2013 Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Brain includes more than 200 authentic human specimens—including entire bodies, individual organs, and transparent body slices. Specimens on display stem from body donors, individuals who donated their bodies to the Institute for Plastination.

All COSI Birthday Parties include: • General admission to COSI • Use of private party room for two hours • Liquid nitrogen ice cream made right at your party • Activities led by a COSI Team Member • Personalized birthday cake, punch, and place settings • 10% discount for attendees in COSI’s Science2Go! gift shop.

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Upcharge fee applies. Please visit cosi.org for pricing information.

6 Scout Badge Workshops 6 Interactive Videoconferences 7 Homeschool Workshops 8 Discover Programs 9 COSI Academy 9 OhioHealth Medical Career Discovery @ COSI 10 Adult Lectures

FOR AGES 3–5 YEARS

FOR AGES 6–11 YEARS

Dinosaur Adventure Rainbows Space Explorers Squishy Science

Dinosaur Adventure Digging Deeper into Adventure Science Sleuth Astronaut Adventure

New for Fall: Gross Science Party Theme!

Exhibits Coming in 2013 Mindbender Mansion & Amazing Mazes Exhibition Showing January 26, 2013−April 28, 2013 Unlock the puzzle! Students and adults alike will enjoy challenging their minds as they try to master 40 individual brain teasers, five group activities, and an amazing maze! Free with COSI admission or Membership.

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition Exhibition Showing June 8, 2013−September 2, 2013 The MythBusters from the popular TV series do more than explain how something may or may not be scientifically possible – they actually demonstrate it. This hands-on, minds-on exhibition sparks that same creative experimentation and allows you to be the MythBuster! COSI Members receive discounted admission. ©2012 DCL. MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition is organized by EDG, GMC+A, Discovery and MSI, Chicago. MythBusters Developed and Produced by Beyond Entertainment Limited.

Mindbender Mansion is produced and toured by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, Portland, Oregon. ©2012.

Reserve: Please call 614.228.2674 or reserve online at cosi.org Cost: 15 children and 15 adults: $325 for COSI Members, $375 for nonmembers. 25 children and 25 adults: $525 for COSI Members, $575 for nonmembers.

Seasonal Live Shows

Gadgets Stage Presenting Sponsor:

Live daily shows on COSI’s Gadgets Stage are included with COSI Membership or General Admission. Check with COSI’s Box Office when you arrive for show times. Pumpkin Patch Science September 26, 2012–November 18, 2012 Join our Gadgeteer for a fun and spooky look at all the things that make us think of autumn. Changing leaves, cool weather, and... explosions? Don’t forget the flying turkeys and flame-throwing pumpkins!

Holiday LIGHTS! November 21, 2012–January 6, 2013 Our intrepid Gadgeteer takes us on a whirlwind tour of holiday lighting - from the simple candle to the electric lamp, with stops along the way for explosions, liquid nitrogen fun, and a reindeerpowered generator that triggers 12,000 holiday lights!

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Extreme Screen Films A can’t miss at COSI! The Extreme Screen Theater brings the wonders of the world close to home. Nature, history, science and extreme sports are just a few of the themes that bring the magic of the movies to life. Most films are appropriate for all ages.

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Extreme Screen film showing now through November 4, 2012! Narrated by Oscar-nominated actress Emily Watson, Meerkats 3D takes students on a journey with a family of meerkats as they cope with life in the Kalahari Desert. (40 minutes) Produced By:

Monthly Special Events Fun, hands-on activities typically free with your COSI Membership or general admission.

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September 2012

BODY WORLDS: Science Day Saturday, November 3, 2012 (11am–3:30pm) Find out how your brain works---and how it can be fooled---in this focal point of COSI’s year-long “Brain Trip.” BODY WORLDS exhibit is an additional fee.

Columbus Mini Maker Faire Saturday, September 29, 2012 (10am–5pm) Featuring local and regional Makers, this family-friendly event celebrates do-it-yourself creativity, learning and tinkering. Hosted by The Columbus Idea Foundry. Purchase tickets at ColumbusMiniMakerFaire.com. Make It: Science Day Saturday, September 29, 2012 (11am–3:30pm) Unleash your creativity as you join the Maker Movement. Build, invent, construct, design, and create your way to an innovative future. What will YOU make?

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Extreme Screen film showing October 17 through January 6, 2013! With the aid of Aris Turtle, your friendly guide throughout the film, learn about shark species that have been in existence since a million years before dinosaurs. Produced By:

nonmembers, $6.55 with COSI admission, $7.50 without COSI admission. Please confirm show times by visiting cosi.org or calling 614.228.2674 the day of your visit. Discounted group rates available with advance reservations.

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LEGO® Bricks & Building Toys Supported By:

Saturday, November 17, 2012 (10am–5pm) Sunday, November 18, 2012 (Noon–6pm) From LEGO® bricks to Lincoln Logs and everything in-between, you can become your own master builder! Play with building toys of all shapes and sizes, plus meet LEGO® Mindstorms® Robotics Teams and see their competitive creations.

January 2013 Get Fit Family Day

October 2012

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LEGO® Bricks Master Builder Event Saturday, October 13 (11am–5pm) 10am–11am Exclusive COSI Member Hours Sunday, October 14 (1pm–6pm) Noon–1pm Exclusive COSI Member Hours Watch LEGO® Master Builders create an eight-foot tall knight on horseback made entirely out of LEGO® Duplo® bricks. Put your design skills to the test as you help build the scenery! Chemistry Science Day Supported By:

Cost: COSI Supporting Members, free; COSI Premium & Basic Members, $5.50;

Games Family Day Saturday, December 1, 2012 (10am–5pm) In the GAMA Family Game Room, play games of all kinds, meet Santa Claus, and even leave with a new game!

Add the 1pm Cow Eye Dissection Family Workshop for a nominal fee. See page 5 for Workshop description.

Extreme Screen film showing now through November 4, 2012! Fly into Nevada’s “Valley of Speed” for a breathtaking exploration of the fastest race in the world: the legendary Reno National Championship Air Races. (40 minutes)

December 2012

Saturday, October 20, 2012 (11am–3:30pm) Discover how chemistry connects to our lives every day through fun hands-on experiences. Play Chemistry Bingo, too!

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Friday, October 26 (5pm–8pm) Saturday, October 27 (11am–2pm) Exclusive COSI Member Hours (10am–11am) Jump around in a pumpkin bounce house, experiment with spooky cart activities, meet creepy-crawly creatures, launch your own flying ghost, and more! Plus, be amazed by a barfing pumpkin and COSI’s Pumpkin Patch Science live stage show. Costumes welcome!

Saturday, January 12, 2013 (11am–3:30pm) Participate in COSI’s high-energy program, the Incredible Human Machine, engage in hands-on activities about the human body, try out fitness and sport activity stations, play on inflatables, and more!

On October 27, add the 1pm Cow Eye Dissection Family Workshop for a nominal fee. See page 5 for Workshop description.

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Early Childhood Workshops

Hands-On Family Workshops

Infant Workshops: Science Exploration for children ages 6–17 months

Now offering an expanded list of Family Workshops for families with younger children!

Designed for infants and their favorite adult to explore their environment through hands-on sensory activities that help develop social, cognitive, and motor skills and allow for creative expression. COSI’s Infant Workshops meet once for 45 minutes inside little kidspace® on COSI’s Level 2. LEGO® Bricks Building Adventure Thursday, October 4, 2012, (10am) Sunday, October, 7, 2012, (3:30pm) Thursday, October 18, 2012, (10am) Sunday, October 21, 2012, (3:30pm) Introduce your little one to the world of LEGO bricks through LEGO® Duplo® building toys and other building materials. Where’s My Belly Button? Thursday, November 1, 2012, (10am) Sunday, November 4, 2012, (3:30pm)

Snow Thursday, January 3, 2013, (10am) Sunday, January 6, 2013, (3:30pm) Thursday, January 17, 2013, (10am Sunday, January 20, 2013, (3:30pm) Stay warm indoors while exploring everything that’s cold and snowy. Based on Snow by Ezra Keats.

Toddler Workshops: Science exploration for children ages 18–36 months Investigate the world around you and your toddler through hands-on activities, take-home materials, and lots of time creating and exploring together. Choose our early morning workshop (9:30am–10:15am) or mid-morning workshop (10:45am–11:30am) for either pair of dates. Toddler Workshops meet twice for 45 minutes each time. LEGO Bricks Building Adventure Fridays, October 5 AND 19 (9:30am or 10:45am) Saturdays, October 6 AND 20 (9:30am or 10:45am) Big LEGO bricks, little LEGO bricks, and everything in between. What can you build with LEGO bricks and other interesting building materials?

Planes, Trains, & Automobiles Fridays, December 7 AND 21 (9:30am or 10:45am) Saturdays, December 8 AND 22 (9:30am or 10:45am) Use your hands to discover how people zoom from place to place with all kinds of vehicles. Based on Giant Pop-out Vehicles by Amelia Powers.

From Head to Toe Fridays, November 2 AND 16 (9:30am or 10:45am) Saturdays, November 3 AND 17 (9:30am or 10:45am) Head, shoulders, knees and toes, eyes, ears, mouth and nose! We’ll take a closer look and see how our bodies work and move. Based on From Head to Toe by Eric Carle.

Cold Science Fridays, January 4 AND 18 (9:30am or 10:45am) Saturdays, January 5 AND 19 (9:30am or 10:45am) Chill out as we learn about the science of cold. Explore some really cool, wet and dry experiments. Based on No Two Alike by Keith Baker.

Register: Please call 614.228.2674 Cost: COSI Members, $27 per each adult & child pair. Nonmembers, $34 per each adult & child pair. Members, book three workshops for $75 and save $2 per workshop!

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Register: Call 614.228.2674 Cost: COSI Members, $12 per each adult and child pair. Nonmembers, $17 per each adult and child pair.

Preschool Workshops: Science exploration for children ages 3–5 years These workshops are specially designed for children not yet in kindergarten and their favorite adult to explore the world around them. Preschool Workshops each meet four times for two hours and include a snack, hands-on activities, and take-home materials. Construction

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Thursday, November 15, 2012, (10am) Sunday, November 18, 2012, (3:30pm) Let’s play peek-a-boo and use our hands to learn about the different textures in the world around us. Based on Where’s My Belly Button? by Karen Katz.

Airplanes Sunday, December 2, 2012, (3:30pm) Thursday, December 6, 2012, (10am) Sunday, December 9, 2012, (3:30pm) Thursday, December 20, 2012, (10am) What do you see when we look up? Planes, bugs, stars, and even bubbles! Discover what we see and hear in the air around us. Based on I Love Planes by Philemon Sturges.

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Wednesday Course Meets: September 26, October 10 & 24, and November 7, 2012 (10am–Noon) Saturday Course Meets: September 29, October 13 & 27, and November 10, 2012 (10am–Noon) Discover the world of designers, architects, engineers, and construction workers. Explore design and construction through experimentation with a variety of materials and tools through ongoing project work.

Ages 6–12 Cow Eye Dissection Saturday, October 6, 13, 20, 27, 2012, (1pm) Saturday, November 3, 10, 17, 2012, (1pm) Wednesday, December 26, 2012, (1pm) Thursday, December 27, 2012, (1pm) Friday, December 28, 2012, (1pm) Saturday, December 29, 2012, (1pm) Sunday, December 30, 2012, (1:30pm) Saturday, January 5, 2013, (1pm) Sunday, January 6, 2013, (1:30pm) Have you ever wondered what’s inside an eyeball? Use real tools to dissect a cow’s eye in this squishy, slippery, and totally “eye-opening” workshop. Register: Reserve in advance by calling 614.228.2674, or inquire about remaining spots at the COSI Box Office on your arrival. Cost: COSI Members $5, nonmembers $5 plus COSI admission. Each pair of participants receives one cow eye. At least one member of each pair must be 12 or older. Ages 0–6

LEGO® Bricks: Make It Work! Sunday, October 14, 2012, (3:30pm–5pm) Sunday, October 28, 2012, (3:30pm–5pm) What can you build with LEGO bricks? Come and see what you can build with LEGO bricks and other building materials. Register: Reserve in advance by calling 614.228.2674, or inquire about remaining spots at the COSI Box Office on your arrival. Cost: COSI Members $10 per person, $10 per person plus the price of COSI admission for nonmembers.

Register: Please call 614.228.2674 Cost: COSI Members, $85 per each adult & child pair. Nonmembers, $105 per each adult & child pair.

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Ages 8–17 Basic Soldering Education Partner: Elmer’s Soldering Irons donated by X-ACTO Saturday, September 29, 2012, (1pm) Learn the basics of soldering, including the safety, the science, and the techniques. You even get to take home the project you complete! Register: Reserve in advance by calling 614.228.2674, or inquire about remaining spots at the COSI Box Office on your arrival. Cost: COSI Members $10 per person, $10 per person plus the price of COSI admission for nonmembers.

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Ages 0–6 The Body Sunday, November 11, 2012, (3:30pm–5pm) Do you know how many bones are in your body? Explore the inner workings of the human body in this family workshop. Register: Reserve in advance by calling 614.228.2674, or inquire about remaining spots at the COSI Box Office on your arrival. Cost: COSI Members $10 per person, $10 per person plus the price of COSI admission for nonmembers. Ages 6–12 Holiday LIGHTS Friday, November 23, 2012, (2pm) Saturday, November 24, 2012, (2pm) Sunday, November 25, 2012, (3pm) Saturday, December 1, 8, 15, 22, 2012, (2pm) Sunday, December 23, 2012, (3pm) Monday, December 24, 2012, (1pm) Catch the Holiday Lights live show on the Gadgets Stage, then try some science yourself with this 45-minute workshop that includes a take-home experiment and a scientific ice cream treat. Register: Reserve in advance by calling 614.228.2674, or inquire about remaining spots at the COSI Box Office on your arrival. Cost: $5 per person, plus the price of COSI admission for nonmembers. Ages 0–6 Flight Sunday, December 16, 2012, (3:30pm–5pm) Learn about lift, thrust, drag, and gravity. Explore the physics of different flying machines. Register: Reserve in advance by calling 614.228.2674, or inquire about remaining spots at the COSI Box Office on your arrival. Cost: COSI Members $10 per person, $10 per person plus the price of COSI admission for nonmembers. Ages 0–6 Cold Science Saturday, January 12, 2013, (10am–11:30am) Sunday, January 13, 2013, (3:30pm–5pm) Discover that no two snowflakes are alike and find out just how cold COLD can be. Register: Reserve in advance by calling 614.228.2674, or inquire about remaining spots at the COSI Box Office on your arrival. Cost: COSI Members $10 per person, $10 per person plus the price of COSI admission for nonmembers.

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School’s Out Camps

Homeschool Workshops

For students in K-6

When school is out, COSI is in! School’s Out Camps provide the perfect opportunity for campers to stay scientific outside of school. All camps include snacks and supplies. Parents and caregivers, please pack a lunch for your campers. Wrap-around care is available for an additional fee. Gross Science Friday, October 19, 2012, (9am–4pm) Explore the amazing science behind some of the grossest things that our bodies do every day. Learn about snot, digestion, and the slime that protects your stomach!

Robots Wednesday, November 21, 2012, (9am–4pm) Friday, November 23, 2012, (9am–4pm) Learn about robots, how they impact our lives, and the basics of programming with LEGO® Mindstorms® and LEGO® WeDo® robots.

Special Dissection Workshop

COSI Classics Wednesday, December 26 through Friday, December 28, 2012, (9am–4pm) The weather outside may be chilly and cold, so stay warm with COSI’s hottest and most popular camp topics.

Cow Eye & Sheep Brain Thursday, November 1, 2012 Ages 12 & Up (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Explore animal anatomy in this dissection laboratory experience with a cow eye and sheep brain. Parents do not need to accompany students. $17 per student. To register, please call toll-free 888.819.2674.

Register for one, two, or all three days. Register: Call 614.228.2674 Cost: Single-day Camps: COSI Members, $55; nonmembers, $65

Intermediate LEGO® Robotics Thursday, October 4, 2012 Ages 6–12 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Learn basic programming skills using the LEGO® Mindstorms® robotics program.

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New for 2012: Girl Scout Journey Workshops! Help your Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts fulfill their badge and pin requirements at COSI! Our three-hour badge workshops are designed to help Scouts earn badges and pins. Choose from dozens of badge options in six different categories for both girls and boys. Visit cosi.org to see available topics, then call 614.228.2674 to schedule your workshop on a date of your choosing. Cost: $18 per person, with one adult admitted free for every five children. Includes all necessary materials, a COSI fun patch, plus COSI general admission. Please note that badges and pins are not included. Minimum group size: 15.

Interactive Videoconferences Surgical Suite: Total Knee Replacement

In Depth: Autopsy

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See actual surgery in real time for ages 12 through Adult Cameras take you into the operating room at Mount Carmel Hospital in Columbus for a live 90-minute total knee replacement procedure. Ask questions and get answers from the surgical team in real time!

COSI’s award-winning anatomy program for ages 15 through Adult An Ohio State University pathology resident joins you live in this 90-minute videoconferencing program. Audience members follow an actual recorded human autopsy from start to finish and solve the case for the cause of death.

Register: Call 614.228.2674 for upcoming dates and times (advance reservations required). Cost: $13 per person for Members, nonmembers and groups (admission to COSI not included).

Register: Call 614.228.2674 for upcoming dates and times (advance reservations required). Cost: $13 per person for Members, nonmembers and groups (admission to COSI not included).

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Beginning LEGO® WeDo® Robotics Thursday, November 1, 2012 Ages 6–12 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Construct and learn basic programming for LEGO WeDo Robots. Advanced LEGO Robotics Thursday, December 6, 2012 Ages 6–12 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Solve new robotic challenges using skills you gained in COSI’s Intermediate LEGO Robotics workshop. Electricity: Snap Circuits Thursday, January 3, 2013 Ages 6–12 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Explore electricity and discover circuits, resistors, and capacitors using Snap Circuits.

Mindbenders: Discovering Puzzles Thursday, February 7, 2013 Ages 6–12 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Use your problem-solving skills to solve challenging puzzles and problems in a “minute-to-win-it” format. Solving Mysteries in Adventure Thursday, March 7, 2013 Ages 6–12 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Explore solving messages with secret codes and puzzles and use your skills to unlock the mysteries of COSI’s Adventure exhibition. Nanotechnology Thursday, April 4, 2013 Ages 6–12 (10am–Noon OR 1pm–3pm) Take a look at nanotechnology and its presence and importance in our daily lives.

Registration: To register, please call 614.228.2674 Fees: COSI Members are $27 for one parent and one child; additional family members are $13.50. COSI Members may reserve three workshops together for $75. Nonmember fees are $34 for one parent and one child, and $17 per each additional family member. Price includes COSI general admission.

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Discover Programs For Grades 6–8

Let your middle-schooler explore the world of science careers!

Science Career Exploration for High-School Students

Scholarships Available!

Is your high-schooler a future biochemist? Tomorrow’s most brilliant engineer? The next decade’s most acclaimed surgeon? These special programs will help you inspire them.

COSI Academy Science career program for high school students.

Financial Aid Available! Presented by:

Girls Discover…Engineering!

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 2012 to May 2013.

A day-long career exploration program

Forensic Science

Chemistry & Botany

Nutritional Science

Partner: Bureau of Criminal Investigation, State of Ohio Saturday, October 6, 2012

Partner: Scotts Miracle Grow Saturday, December 1, 2012

Partner: Abbott Nutrition Saturday, April 6, 2013

Program topics and Partner: to be determined Saturday, January 5, 2013 Saturday, February 2, 2013 Saturday March 2, 2013

Program topic and Partner to be determined. Saturday, May 4, 2013

for girls in grades 6–8 Supported by:

Discover…Chemistry!

Scholarships provided by:

A day-long career exploration program

Saturday, November 10, 2012 (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 meet new friends. Request or download your registration forms online at cosi.org, or call 888.819.2674 for details. Advance registration is required. Cost: $40 per person. Includes two workshops, lunch, a souvenir t-shirt, and COSI admission.

for girls and boys in grades 6–8

Technology & Medicine Partner: Doctor’s Hospital, Ohio Health Saturday, November 3, 2012

Saturday, April 13, 2013 (check-in 8:30am, program is 9am–3:15pm) Girls & boys meet professional and student chemists, explore careers in chemistry, participate in hands-on workshops, and meet new friends.

Cost for 2012-2013 school year: COSI Members $325; nonmembers $400. Scholarships are available. Annual tuition includes all monthly meetings. For information, contact Amy Parker, Director of Teen programs, at cosiacademy@mail.cosi.org

Request or download your registration forms online at cosi.org, or call 888.819.2674 for details. Advance registration is required. Cost: $40 per person. Includes two workshops, lunch, a souvenir t-shirt, and COSI admission.

New! A day-long career exploration program

OhioHealth Medical Career Discovery @ COSI

for boys in grades 6–8

Health and medicine career program for high school students

Boys Discover…Engineering!

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This new program designed for students in grades 9-12 will explore careers found in the OhioHealth system. Participants will travel to various facilities in the OhioHealth System and meet professionals in different fields. OhioHealth Medical Career Discovery @ COSI meets at COSI on the third Saturday of every month (excluding holidays) from October 2012 to May 2013 and includes a visit to an Ohio college in June 2013.

Saturday, February 23, 2013 (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 meet new friends.

Cost for 2012-2013 school year: COSI Members $325; nonmembers $400. Scholarships are available. Annual tuition includes all monthly meetings, transportation for field trips and lunch.

Request or download your registration forms online at cosi.org, or call 888.819.2674 for details. Advance registration is required.

For information, contact Amy Parker, Director of Teen programs, at cosiacademy@mail.cosi.org

Cost: $40 per person. Includes two workshops, lunch, a souvenir t-shirt, and COSI admission.

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