natural science

BODY WORLDS Vital Programming with Spalding University

Join Spalding University’s students from a variety of university departments including natural science, nursing, and occupational therapy to enhance the educational value of your visit to Dr. Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS Vital exhibit at the Kentucky Science Center. Increase your knowledge and personal insights about the human body, health and lifestyle! Spalding students will on site Fridays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Saturdays, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sundays, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.

Events include:
Free Blood Pressure Screenings
February 9-10, 23-24, March 9-10, 23-24 and April 13-14, 27-28
Organ Donor programming
February 8-10 and 14-17
February 14 is Organ Donor Day and February is Organ Donor Month. Learn why it is important and what it means to be an organ donor. Discover which organs are most often transplanted with Spalding’s natural science department.
Brain Health Week
March 11-17
Discover what causes autism and other development disorders during National Brain Week. What are some early childhood screening tools for autism spectrum disorder? Learn how neuroscience acts as a tool for providing evidence of early environmental manipulation on brain development.
National Nutrition Month
March 25-31
During National Nutrition Month explore nutrition and investigate the chemistry to some of our favorite snack foods in the Chemistry Kitchen.
Work-Related Muscular Skeletal Disorders
April 5-7, 12-14, 19-21, 26-28
Explore work related muscular skeletal disorders and overuse syndrome with Spalding’s occupational therapy students. Learn best practices for wearing a backpack, explore different ergonomic hand tools, practice safe lifting techniques and experience the impact of repetitive use and much more.
Changing How Our Bodies Behave
April 12, 19, 26, 2013, 10:30-5:00