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COSI Columbus is among the country's most highly respected science centers. For over 50 years, COSI has empowered more than 15 million visitors by helping each to find their true learning potential. COSI distinguishes itself by creating programs and experiences that make science learning fun through hands-on discovery.


COSI’s Interactive Videoconference programs connect your students with scientists, doctors, and COSI educators for a LIVE interactive two-way experience. All videoconference programs fulfill the Scientific Inquiry and Application Components of the Ohio College and Career Ready Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards. 

Help us Celebrate our 20th Year!


This school year marks the 20th year of COSI's Interactive Videoconferencing program! In 1999 COSI launched the videoconferencing program, then called Electronic Education, with Gadget Works as it first program. 20 years later, Gadget Works is still going strong and we have added a host of other programs forged with partnerships from organizations across the community. 
To celebrate our 20th school year, we are offering a 20% discount on ALL programs occurring in the months of Sept, Oct and Nov 2019. 
Reservations must be made by Oct 31, 2019.

2017-2018

2015-2016

Honorable Mention

2014-2015

2012-2013

Honorable Mention

2011-2012

Honorable Mention

 

Programs by COSI Columbus

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Forensic Psychology

Interested in learning more about the interface between mental illness and the criminal mind? Join a forensic psychologist to learn how alleged criminals are psychologically evaluated to determine if they are mentally fit to stand trial and...

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Gadget Works - Force and Motion

Join Prof. Gadgeteer to learn about forces and motion by taking apart wind-up toys!  Trace the energy flow through the toys and help solve a puzzle involving the motion of a toy car as a post-visit activity, all with the included kit of materials. 

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Gadget Works - Simple Machines

Join Prof. Gadgeteer to learn about simple machines by taking apart wind-up toys! Students assume the role of engineer as they reverse engineer wind-up toy as they identify each simple machine inside, all with the included kit of materials.

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Genetic Counseling

Join Matt Pastore, a pediatric genetic counselor for a discussion about genetic counseling and its moral implications.  Learn genetic counseling strategies including risk assessment, genetic testing, and psychosocial counseling for several common...

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In Depth: Autopsy 20% Off Fall Dates!

Compare normal and abnormal human anatomy in this recorded autopsy case narrated by a pathology resident from The Ohio State University.

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In Depth: Kidney Transplant

Get an inside look at organ donation! View the surgeon’s perspective in both the donor and recipient surgeries, then speak live with an organ donor about their experience.

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Introduction to Coding

Have a favorite video game? Ever wonder how it's made? In this program, you'll use MIT's Scratch platform to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically. 

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Plant Solutions for Global Problems: Scholarships Available!

This program connects learners with a COSI educator and a PhD fellow from the Translational Plant Sciences program at The Ohio State University. Students will learn about careers in plant sciences while exploring the role of plants in the food...

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Surgical Suite: Total Knee Replacement 20% Off Fall Dates!

Get a surgeon's eye view of a LIVE total knee replacement surgery and interact with the operating room team in real time.  Continue the exploration with the included kit of materials!

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You Become the Pharmacist

Explore pharmacy career opportunities in hospital and community settings when you Become the Pharmacist! Join a student from The Ohio State University College of Pharmacy to decide the best course of action for a troublesome patient. 

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Science Center/Zoo

Contact

Interactive Videoconferencing   videoconferencing@cosi.org
333 West Broad Street
Columbus OH 43215
614-228-2674 x2155
United States

http://www.cosi.org/ivc

Primary Disciplines

The programs of COSI Columbus cover:

Health/Physical Education
Career Education
Sciences
Problem Solving