The Emerging World of Engineering in Heath Sciences!

Biomedical engineering, a new emerging field of engineering, deals with the application of engineering principles and design concepts to medicine and biology for healthcare purposes. Closing the gap between engineering and life sciences, this is an exciting intersection of two classic industries: health and mechanical engineering.

Can You Hear Me?

Have you wondered why you get dizzy from spinning? What makes your ear hear? How do medical technologies like stethoscope and ultrasound work? Wonder no more! Join us on a hearing adventure engaging all your senses! The human senses are our contact to the environment. One of the  main sensory organs is the ear. Get ...


Drug Delivery

Engineering better medication and better methods of delivering them are front and center as engineering challenges for the 21st Century. In this introductory program, participants will delve into the sense of touch, taste and smell, explore how these sense organs are impacted by diseases and what role they play in the intake of medicines to ...


Eye Tech & Virtual Reality

Help for our eyes! The human senses are our contact to the environment. One of the  main sensory organs is the eye. When we push against the limits of our eye, what tools come to aid? Explore the various tools and technologies designed to aid vision. Design a Virtual Reality (VR) headset and jump into ...


Eyeing Virtual Reality™

An amazing experience in integrated STEM awaits! Experience life sciences together with computer programming and engineering design. Virtual Reality (VR), a promising technology, with application in training, treatment and communication is pushing our frontier beyond the realms of what we can actually see. Design a VR headset and jump into your very own VR game. ...


Hitting The Funny Bone

In this program, participants will explore the skeletal system of the human body. The skeletal system supports and protects the body while giving it shape and form. While learning about bone function, joints, fractures, participants will design their own cast and lower leg weight bearing prosthetic utilizing the Engineering Design Process.  Activities include: The Skeletal ...


I Spy, My Eye™!

Seeing is believing! The human senses are our contact to the environment. One of the  main sensory organs is the eye. Get up close and personal with your eye. What makes you see? How does our brain perceive depth and color? Why do we have blind spots? See your eye play magic tricks! Activities include: ...


The Gene Mission ™

Have you ever heard someone say “you have your mother’s eyes” or “you have your father’s hair”? They are referring to the secret code that you inherited from your parents. What are these secret codes? Children will engage in hands-on activities to explore the secret world of Agent DNA. Agent DNA is a master of ...


The Lean Mean Fighting Machine

In this program, the participants will explore the muscular system and discover how it functions. The muscular system, together with the skeletal system, is responsible for the movement of the human body. While “flexing” their muscles, participants will build a model arm, learn how muscles, bones, ligaments, and tendons work together.  They will investigate cardiac, ...