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Brain Awareness Day

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Details


  • Protect the Egg Brain (explore the skull and cerebrospinal fluid’s roles in protecting the brain)
  • Distorted Reflexes (test simple reflexes wearing distortion goggles)
  • Brain Dissections
  • Neuron Theater (play the leading role of a neuron and send messages throughout the body)
  • Wear your Brain (color the different regions of a brain on a cap and wear it)
  • Makes Sense (explore your senses with optical illusions, taste and smelling tests and more)
  • Neuron Builders (create neurons out of pipe cleaners and add them to a circuit of pipe cleaners to see how large the circuit can be)
  • Action Detector (get hooked up to a device that translates action potentials in your muscle to a claw device)
  • Flashy Neuron (see how neurons send signals throughout the body when you touch a light up neuron)

Tickets are included in regular museum admission or free for members.

We are very thankful for our corporate sponsors.