Exploration Medicine is a partnership between Da Vinci Science Center and St. Luke’s University Health Network that brings the expertise of St. Luke’s healthcare professionals to science center education programs. This partnership empowers school children and curious minds of all ages to learn more about the human body, healthcare, and medicine.
Discover how your brain works from the inside out. The MEGA Brain is the world’s only portable, inflatable, walk-through brain exhibit. It makes appearances at the Da Vinci Science Center, at St. Luke’s sponsored events, and is available for school, youth group, and community events through the science center’s outreach education team.
St. Luke’s Mini-Medical School offers a unique combination of access to top medical professionals from St. Luke’s University Health Network and fun hands-on health science programs that focus on clinical skills. The program features two sessions at the science center and two at Temple/St. Luke’s School of Medicine.
Mini-Medical School Summer Camp explores many aspects of the medical profession, including microbiology, epidemiology, anatomy, and clinical practice. Highlights include a rat dissection and a trip to St. Luke’s University Hospital for a guided tour.
Seniors explore health topics in depth with expert officials from St. Luke’s University Health Network. Programs offered on select Mondays from September through April.
Support from St. Luke’s University Health Network enables the Da Vinci Science Center to produce health science special events throughout the year. From brain awareness to Healthcare Career Exploration Days, these programs provide unique access to St. Luke’s healthcare professionals and fun and engaging hands-on science.