Saturday, March 7 at 8:00am to 1:00pm
DES MOINES UNIVERSITY, STUDENT EDUCATION CENTER 3200 Grand Avenue
The Des Moines University Pediatrics Club and Community Relations Department invite boys in grades 2-6 to Boys Reaching for Opportunity in Science, a FREE event designed to expose and inspire students to consider careers in health care and science. Boys will experience a variety of hands-on workshops including:
> ANATOMY | See how things like smoking can hurt your lungs and understand how a brain works.
> MICROBIOLOGY | Use a microscope and get a close look at the bacteria that cause common illnesses.
> SIMULATION | Experience a simulated emergency room.
> PODIATRY | We’ll look at the structure of the foot and participate in a casting or taping activity.
> SURGERY | Learn how to scrub in for surgery and put on surgical gowns and gloves in our mock operating room.
> PHYSICAL THERAPY | Get moving and see how the body system responds.
> NUTRITION | Ride a blender bike and see how to plan a balanced diet.
> SPORTS MEDICINE | Discover how to care for athletes before, during, and after games.
Saturday, March 7 at Des Moines University Student Education Center
Breakfast and lunch provided
7:15-8 a.m. Drop off period
8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Boys rotate to a handful of more than a dozen exciting stations in small groups
12:30 p.m. Lunch and keynote
1 p.m. Pick up
QUESTIONS? Contact Hanna de Geest at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-271-1374