Kids

COSI Lego WeDo (Beginner Robotics)

Participants will work in small groups to construct and program a LEGO WeDo robot to complete a specific task. Students will gain a greater understanding of the presence of robots and simple machines in their everyday lives as well as their usefulness and limitations. For grades 1-5. Registration is required and begins July 17. Please note: there will be 2 sessions of this program - participants can only register for 1 session.

Related Reading: Cool Robots by Sean Kenney (688.72 Ke)

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Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

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"Magicorn in Outer Space" Shadow Puppet Show and Puppet Making Workshop

A cosmic unicorn will be our guide in this shadow puppet show that is part science and part fantasy. We will use the imaginary to explore star and galaxy maps, relativity, and life in space featuring the dance of the water bears. A 15-minute shadow puppet show will be followed by a puppet making workshop. For ages 5-12. Registration is required and begins July 11.

Related Reading: Once Upon a Starry Night: A Book of Constellations by Jacqueline Mitton (523.8 Mi)

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Friday, July 25, 2014 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

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Popsicles and Songs in the Park

Bring a blanket to sit on the lawn and enjoy some fun tunes as we say goodbye to summer with this closing concert. We’ll have some face painting, outdoor fun-and-games and a sweet popsicle treat while supplies last. The fun begins at 1:30 followed by a concert and popsicles at 2pm.
Related Listening: Sprinkler by Leah White

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Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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COSI Lego WeDo (Beginner Robotics)

Participants will work in small groups to construct and program a LEGO WeDo robot to complete a specific task. Students will gain a greater understanding of the presence of robots and simple machines in their everyday lives as well as their usefulness and limitations. For grades 1-5. Registration is required and begins July 17. Please note: there will be 2 sessions of this program - participants can only register for 1 session.

Related Reading: Cool Robots by Sean Kenney (688.72 Ke)

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Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm

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Toddler Sensory Science

Sensory play is great for toddlers and helps them explore their world. Join us for hands-on activity centers set up specifically with toddlers in mind. We will have several stations set up with a variety of sensory experiences for toddlers and their caregivers to explore. This program is designed for ages 18-36 months old and their caregivers only. Registration is required and begins July 17.

The Toddler’s Busy Book by Trish Kuffner (372.5)

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Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

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