Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body
Get grossed out this summer!
Be introduced to important components of financial literacy – including budgeting, the importance of savings, managing accounts as well as math – in a fun, playful and engaging manner.
Learn more about how your body works and functions, from the inside out! Walk through an enormous “working” stomach, complete with the sights, sounds and smells of the digestive process. Watch surgeries being performed, featuring the techniques of Dr. Edward B. Diethrich, in the Heart Surgery Theater. Explore the systems of the human body - from defense and immunity to cardio and pulmonary, digestive and skeletal. Hear your actual heartbeat as it is translated into sound on a bass drum.
Experience the thrill of a high-wire physics lesson. Suspended nearly 15 feet in the air, the Evans Family SkyCycle teaches riders about the principles of counterbalance and center of gravity, while taking a ride on the 90-foot cable.