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Don a lab coat, gloves and safety glasses and experience how scientists conduct experiments that lead to new discoveries, new medicines and a brighter future. In a fun and informative laboratory session, you will explore different scientific concepts and techniques as you learn from your Perkins researchers.

Dress: Closed in shoes (no sandals), long hair must be tied back

Duration: Approximately two hours

Cost: $35.00 per person*

There are two different Lab Experiences for you to choose from depending on your group’s interest. Alternatively, we are happy to recommend one for you.

Examples include:

  • The DNA Experience: Gain a better understanding of how DNA makes us unique. Conduct an experiment to see DNA!
  • Diagnosing a Heart Attack: Learn what happens during heart attacks. Conduct a lab test to diagnose a heart attack.

Please note: Live in the Lab activities are designed for adult community or corporate groups. These sessions require a minimum of 10 in order to run.

*Fees go towards supporting the vital research and education programs conducted at the Perkins.