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September 21, 2019
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
315 S 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS 66502
Regular admission rates apply.
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Exhibit Opening: Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Zoo in You: The Human Microbiome allows guests to explore this fascinating and complex world inside us that is our microbiome—a dynamic, adaptable and delicately balanced ecosystem like any other found in nature. Learn who our constant microbial companions are, where they live, how diverse they are and in what ways scientists are discovering just how important they are to our personal health. Visitors are invited to explore this vibrant world through engaging, interactive components including a marble maze, green screen technology, microscopes, puzzles and more. Eat Well, Play Well is a hands-on science exhibit, helping children and families discover nutrition and fitness and the science of making healthy choices. Visitors will discover what an appropriate serving size looks like, see firsthand what it takes to burn off calories, test their flexibility and balance, review the latest clinical research and realize that they can reduce their risk of disease with healthy choices.