New science center exhibit sponsored by Hopkins Medicine – CBS Baltimore

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Maryland Science Center’s newest 1,200 square meter exhibit features 35 hands-on activities and sensory experiences featuring educational information about how the human body responds and adapts.

According to a press release from the Maryland Science Center, You-The Inside Story offers visitors tests and challenges showing how their bodies are adapting to their environment, while providing curious questions to ponder.

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“When designing You – The Inside Story, we emphasized hands-on collaborative learning that empowers everyone from day trippers to grandparents to ask questions and discover answers,” said Mark. J. Potter, president and CEO of the Maryland Science Center. “Visitors learn science concepts through sensory experience rather than being told or shown on a screen. You will see, hear and feel for yourself how your body reacts and adapts to different stimuli. Guests will work together and be pitted against each other to learn together. It’s an exciting informal science education that elevates the heart rate and generates great laughs. Nothing is distant or passive.

The Science Center Science Council and Maryland STEM teachers helped create the exhibit that aligns with Maryland state education standards, the statement said.

The exhibit, supported by a $1 million grant from the State of Maryland, is sponsored by Johns Hopkins Medicine.

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“As a boy, I was always interested in math and science. For students, these experiences could lead to a lifelong love of science or perhaps even a career at Johns Hopkins Medicine,” said Dr. Paul B. Rothman, Dean of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School. of Medicine and CEO of Johns Hopkins. Medication. “We are honored to be the presenting sponsor of this exhibition, providing essential support for informal STEM education.”

Pursuing knowledge can lead to extraordinary discoveries and fulfill the human need to understand ourselves and the world, said Kevin Sowers, MSN, RN, FAAN, president of Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine.

“We want kids to be excited about science and to discover that learning can be fun and informative,” Sowers said.

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You – The Inside Story joins “Math in Nature” and “Science Aglow” as the third permanent exhibit at the Science Center in the past three years.


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