Jump STEAM : Mini Med School for Beginners (6th – 8th Grade)

Jump STEAM : Mini Med School for Beginners (6th – 8th Grade)

Jump Simulation's STEAM Saturday Mini Med School for Beginners will provide attendees with a glimpse of what medical students learn about the human body at the most fundamental level. The course has been designed to encourage middle school aged students to consider an educational pathway to the medical fields by giving learners an introspective look at all 11 systems of the human body. This half day, hands-on learning opportunity involves brief lectures followed by interactive sessions that include dissecting of the anatomy and testing the physiology in laboratory and clinical scenarios at a world-class medical simulation center. The course will also motivate learners to take an introspective look at their own health by using clinical tools and real human and animal specimens to discover what’s happening in their own body to…
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Jump STEAM : Empathy and Engineering Extravaganza (9th – 12th Grade)

Jump STEAM : Empathy and Engineering Extravaganza (9th – 12th Grade)

Participants will explore different disabilities and how they impact daily activities.  They will then work in teams with the guidance of engineers, to design and build devices that could help those with physical challenges. Who should register for this course? Learners interested in the role of engineering in the creation of innovation solutions in healthcare.
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Jump STEAM : Life in the Fast Lane (9th – 12th Grade)

Jump STEAM : Life in the Fast Lane (9th – 12th Grade)

Students will learn about the different roles that EMS providers play in health care systems today by participating in simulations that will take place in Jump Simulation’s Virtual Hospital Unit and Regional Transport Center. Students will have the opportunity to: Serve the role of an EMS provider in a simulated environment Interact and engage with Jump Simulation’s manikins while providing emergency medical care as they simulate transport to the hospital by ambulance Gain hands on experience with technology and equipment used by paramedics
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Backyard Butterflies

Backyard Butterflies

Backyard Butterflies Thursdays, Aug 15-Sep 5 | 4:30-5:30 pm Studio 3 Come learn about the life-cycle of butterflies, identify common backyard butterflies and caterpillars, examine the difference between host and nectar plants, and learn how to raise butterflies. Join butterfly enthusiast, Katie Ehnle, for this 4 week class! Ages 6-10 $30 Members | $35 Public  
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An Evening with Nathan Sawaya Featuring an Interview by Ed Sutkowski of “Interesting People”

An Evening with Nathan Sawaya Featuring an Interview by Ed Sutkowski of “Interesting People”

An Evening with Nathan Sawaya Featuring an Interview by Ed Sutkowski of “Interesting People” Sat, Aug 10 | 6 pm Giant Screen Theater Meet the creative genius behind the fantastic sculpture featured in Art of the Brick, Nathan Sawaya. Learn about his creative process, how he took the leap from his “ordinary” job as a lawyer to becoming an artist who sculpts with LEGO® bricks, and more as he is interviewed live in our Giant Screen Theater by Ed Sutkowski. Reception with light refreshments to follow. $8 Members | $10 Public
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Meet & Greet with Nathan Sawaya

Meet & Greet with Nathan Sawaya

Meet & Greet with Nathan Sawaya Sat, Aug 10 | 1:30-3 pm Grand Lobby Join us in the Lobby for a chance to meet the creative genius behind the fantastic sculptures featured in Art of the Brick, Nathan Sawaya. Nathan will be on hand to greet guests, take photos, and sign books in the Lobby! "The Art of the Brick: A Life in LEGO", will be available for purchase in the Museum Store and the Lobby. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity! Free & Open to the Public
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March of the Brick

March of the Brick

March of the Brick Sat, Aug 10 | 12:30-1:30 pm IL River Classroom Get inspired by our “The Art of the Brick | The World's Most Elaborate Display of LEGO® Art Exhibition” and join us for a class using bricks to create stop motion animation. Students will spend the day creating a short stop motion animation, and then editing their animations. By the end of the day the class the students will have a completed stop motion animation that they will be able to show off to all their friends. Please provide a parent/guardian email for this class so that we may email the student's completed animation. Ages 9-13 $15 members | $20 public
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STEAM Camp: Mini Med School for Beginners : 9th – 12th Grade (PM)

STEAM Camp: Mini Med School for Beginners : 9th – 12th Grade (PM)

This week long, Summer STEAM Series: Mini Med School for Beginners offers a glimpse of what medical students learn about the human body at the most fundamental level.  This  hands-on learning opportunity involves brief lectures followed by interactive sessions that include dissecting of the anatomy and testing the physiology in laboratory and clinical scenarios in our world-class Anatomical Skills lab.  Each day will offer learners an introspective look at a different system of the human body.  Learners will be able to use clinical tools as well as real human and animal specimens to help them discover what’s happening in their own body.
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STEAM Camp: Mini Med School for Beginners : 6th – 8th Grade (AM)

STEAM Camp: Mini Med School for Beginners : 6th – 8th Grade (AM)

This week long, Summer STEAM Series: Mini Med School for Beginners offers a glimpse of what medical students learn about the human body at the most fundamental level.  This  hands-on learning opportunity involves brief lectures followed by interactive sessions that include dissecting of the anatomy and testing the physiology in laboratory and clinical scenarios in our world-class Anatomical Skills lab.  Each day will offer learners an introspective look at a different system of the human body.  Learners will be able to use clinical tools as well as real human and animal specimens to help them discover what’s happening in their own body.
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Brick Building Challenge

Brick Building Challenge

Brick Building Challenge! Sat, Jul 27 | 2-4 pm Permanent Collections Gallery (Interactive area of Art of the Brick) Join in the creative brick building fun with your friends and family at the museum! Each session enjoy a new challenge to build or spin our challenge wheel for a challenge all your own. Work as a team or solo, either way you’ll have fun with this structured building time. Does not include taking home brick creations. Upcoming Dates: Aug 17, Aug 24 Free for Members & with Art of the Brick Admission More info also available at the Museum or by phone: 309.686.7000.
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