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The Body Experience and Manchester Minute Microlectures at Manchester Museum – Saturday 15 March 11am- 4pm

March 10, 2014

Manchester Museum and the University of Manchester are celebrating Natioanl Science and Engineering week with the return of The Body Experience

Sat 15 March, 11am-4pm

Come and explore the human body with scientists from Life Sciences and Human & Medical Sciences at The University of Manchester. Collect your ‘passport’ and travel around the human body from top to toe. Learn how the brain communicates with all the different organs in your body and how it controls your senses. See how the heart works and how your lungs help you breathe. Explore the wonder of the human spine and perform your very own surgery! Travel through your gut and learn about (and see) the bugs that can infect it. Collect your passport in the reception area and start your very own ‘Body Experience’.

Manchester Minute Microlectures The M-cubed (Manchester Minute Microlectures) event is being held to highlight biomedical research to the public. A team of researchers will be explaining aspects of their work in just one minute. They will inspire and amaze us with the important research being done within The University of Manchester. These talks will start at 1pm in the Museum’s Discovery Centre and will be followed by coffee and cake so you can chat to the researchers afterwards to find out more. Click here to see previous films.

Drop-in, free, suitable for children aged 8+

Also on Sunday 16 or Sunday 23 March there is National Science & Engineering Week Scouts’ Science Day

Join us at the Manchester Museum for an exciting day of science experiments and activities for Manchester scout groups – from extracting DNA from a strawberry, to making head phones from plastic cups.

Date: Sunday 16th March or Sunday 23rd March 2014
Time: 10.30-4pm
Venue: Manchester Museum, Oxford Rd., Manchester, M13 9PL

Click here for more information and how to book.

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