Brilliant!Science: Decoding Human Health A Family Celebration On the Public Floor of the Academy
Sat & Sun January 26 & 27 from 10am to 4pm Discover more about the fascinating world of human health that lives within us all through informative, interactive programs for the whole family, including live chats with scientists like Kyle Kurpinski and Terry D. Johnson, authors of How to Defeat Your Own Clone: And Other Tips for Surviving the Biotech Revolution and more.The Academy’s public floor will host hands-on demonstrations including a close inspection of brain specimens, creating neurons from pipe cleaners and investigating how humans perceive their surroundings. Guests will also have the opportunity to search the human microbiome of bacteria and harmless mites. Appearances by the Bay Area Children’s Theater and the Kaiser Permanente Community Troupe, along with special guests, will entertain families all weekend long
Reservations: Free with Academy admission. California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, Golden Gate Park. For admission, visit www.calacademy.org/tickets/ or call (415) 379-8000.