School Event Resources
The Laboratory Saves Lives Every Day:
Host an event where you engage the youth in an activity on genetics, traits and inheritance. The Learn.Genetics website is a nationally and internationally-recognized education program that translates science and health for nonexperts. In addition to genetics, they address all areas of life science and health, and other scientific fields.
Blood Banking/Transfusion Services
Host an event where you engage the youth in an activity that demonstrates blood typing techniques, including how that information is used to match a blood donor to a blood recipient. Synthetic Blood kits can be purchased from the below resources to make this hands-on learning experience a success.
What is Blood Made of?
Host an event where you engage the youth in an activity that educates students on blood component in a sweet way! Using candy or household supplies, students can create models demonstrating the four basic components of blood (red blood cells, white blood cells, platelets and plasma).
Outbreak! Investigating Epidemics
Host an event where you engage the youth in an activity that simulates how a pathogen can spread among a population in a fun and safe way!
Creating a New Organism
Host an event where you educate students about chemical reactions! Laboratory professionals’ use many different chemicals when they are working. This activity shows how chemicals can be used to create new and exciting things. This station is designed to be purely fun!
Lab Chemical – Understanding pH
Host an event where you engage the youth in an activity where they learn about pH levels. Students will measure several solutions and record their findings. Measuring the different levels of chemicals and hormones in the body are key roles that a Medical Technologist performs everyday.