Senses and ScienceAbility: A Day of Immersion in Arts & Sciences Explorations

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Jefferson College Campus, 101 Elm Avenue, SE, Roanoke, VA 24013-2222

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Hosted by the Arts & Sciences Department of Jefferson College of Health Sciences and Carilion Clinic’s Children’s Hospital, this FREE event gives children of all ages and adults the chance to experience the world of science through interactive experiments, activities and presentations. Participants will have an opportunity to get hands-on during the event to learn more about the world around them.

Click here to see full descriptions of each session offered at this event.

Parents or guardians can register online now for this exciting event, being held on the Jefferson College of Health Sciences campus at Carilion Roanoke Community Hospital, 101 Elm Avenue, SE, Roanoke, Virginia. Space may be limited, so register today!

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Those attending can participate in any of the following events during the day:

Workshops and Interactive Presentations

  • Cells: The Good, The Bad, The Cancerous
  • The Chemistry of Cooking
  • The Invisible World Around Us
  • Compassionate Design Workshop:     Keeping Babies Warm
  • Children’s Storytimes
  • Literacy: Early Literacy Strategies     and Explorative Learning
  • Grossology
  • Artbots
  • Magnetic Painting
  • Lab Skills Workshop

Inquiry Experiments

  • Bones
  • How Do Antacids Work?
  • Let’s Get Charged!
  • How Do Diapers Work?
  • Heart Rate and Activity
  • Muscle Strength


  • Kids’ Yoga
  • Obstacle Course
  • Making Molecules
  • Skeletons Display
  • Tactile Explorations
  • Bubbles
  • The OR Experience
  • Catchin’ the Waves: Sound, Light, Resonance
  • It’s ALIVE: Exploring the Diversity of Life
  • Story-sharing through visual art expression
  • What Does Your Nose Know?
  • Environmental Impact!
  • Exploring Emergency Services
  • Breathing: Respiratory Therapy
  • Anatomage Table: Virtual Exploration     of the Human Body

For more information, contact: Susan Tolliver at or (540) 224-4645.