Jefferson Market Library
425 Avenue of the Americas (at 10th St.)
New York, NY 10011-8454
Cost: Free. Please register for each class by phone or in-person
For ages 6 to 12 years
Gross Biology: The Nervous System
Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 3:30pm
The brain is the control system for all the senses. The brain is always working. Even when the body sleeps, the brain controls the heartbeat, breath and other body functions. Explore the nervous system and how the brain controls the nerves and senses.
Gross Biology: The Circulatory System
Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 3:30pm
The heart pumps blood throughout the entire body. The lest and right sides of the heart are actually tow pumps working together. In this workshop, explore how blood is pumped through their bodies.
Gross Biology: The Immune System
Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 3:30pm
Mucus is found in the nose, mouth, lungs, stomach and intestines. Wherever mucus is found it is working to protect and lubricate mucous membranes in the body. Students learn about the relationship between germs and mucus, and why mucus is important.