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 2 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
12.30pm Lunch and Keynote
1pm Pick up
Please apply below. IF YOUR APPLICANT IS SELECTED TO ATTEND you will be contacted so you are aware they are accepted. Please direct any questions to Hanna de Geest firstname.lastname@example.org :) We are looking forward to hosting your amazing
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