Calling all future healthcare professionals: this class is for you! We’ll view and examine a medical video clip co-produced with Barnabas Hospital in Livingston, NJ to address the concern, “What’s a kidney transplant like?” You’ll see a contributor kidney removed, planned for transplantation, taken to a nearby operating space, and transplanted right into a recipient. You’ll also find out about organ contribution and also experience a lot of wonder as an individual receives the gift of life.
About Liberty Science
Liberty Science Center’s goal is to influence the next generation of researchers and designers and excite students of all ages concerning the power, guarantee, as well as pure enjoyable of science and also innovation.
LSC is a 300,000-square-foot knowing center located in Liberty State Park on the Jersey City bank of the Hudson near the Statue of Liberty. The Science Center houses 12 museum event halls, an online pet collection with 110 types, giant aquariums, a 3D theater, live simulcast surgical procedures, typhoon- and tornado-force wind simulators, K-12 class as well as labs, teacher-development programs, as well as the Western Hemisphere’s biggest planetarium– the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium and LSC Giant Dome Theater. Greater than 750,000 moms and dads, pupils, as well as instructors visit Liberty Science Center each year, and 10s of thousands extra get involved in the Center’s on-line and off-site programs.
Meet your instructors, Alejandro and also Caroline.
Alejandro Melendez is a Distance Learning Specialist at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ. He assists in the Live From Surgery Program, in addition to the STEM virtual programs. He is also able to convert this program into Spanish. Alejandro holds a B.S. in Biology with efficiency in Medical Spanish from the University of Scranton.
Caroline Nowak is a Part-Time Distance Learning Specialist at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ. She facilitates the Live From Surgery Program, as well as the STEM online programs.
DISCLAIMER: This class will include a transplant where surgical imagery and video will certainly be presented. Parental assistance is strongly recommended.