Downstairs Meeting Room

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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Summer Astronomy Series

Join us at the Lane Road Library for our Summer Astronomy Series. Staff members from The Ohio State University’s Department of Astronomy will be giving a presentation with hands on activities and after hours outdoor stargazing (weather permitting). Perfect for anybody interested in astronomy or just looking to learn some constellations. Open to Adults, Families and Teens.

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Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm

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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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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect. No enrollment is necessary.

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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