hands on health

Hands on Health inspires learners of all ages to explore human health and careers in the health sciences. Through interactive exhibits and activities, visitors explore health and the human body and learn about the opportunities that await them in the health professions.

Public Health: Giant Nose

PUBLIC HEALTH: GIANT NOSE

Experience the world inside your nose! Swab the giant nose and see what makes it run.

Public Health: Germs and You

PUBLIC HEALTH: GERMS AND YOU

Have you ever wondered how germs spread? Put “glow germ” on your hand and see it glow under the UV light!

Surgery Station: Anabody

SURGERY STATION: ANABODY

Study the different organs of the body by performing surgery on Anabody! Can you put her organs back in the correct place?

Healthy Living Station

HEALTHY LIVING STATION

Do you know what is in the food you eat? Find out what fat, sugar, vitamins, and minerals are in your food!

Health Assessment Station

HEALTH ASSESSMENT STATION

Check your vital signs at the Health Assessment station. How do they change when you exercise?

X-Ray Station

X-RAY STATION

Explore different bones and x-rays on the light table. Make a complete skeleton and compare broken bones.

Heart and eye dissections

HEART AND EYE DISSECTIONS

Visitors will experience a guided dissection of a heart and eye to learn the form and function of these fascinating organs.

Hands on Health guidelines for schools

Hands on Health Exibit Description

Pre-Visit Packet, including Standards addressed by Hands on Health