Explore The Body with Anatomicum

Join Surgeons Hall Museum and Anatomicum Dr Jennifer Paxton for this hands-on celebration of the new book Anatomicum for those age 7+!

Explore The Body with Anatomicum

About Explore The Body with Anatomicum

Hear extracts read from the book followed activities exploring how your body works. Explore the vascular system, make your own pair of lungs and get messy recreating the digestive system with bananas, crackers and fruit juice!

Jennifer Z Paxton is Lecturer in Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh and Principal Investigator of the Paxton Lab, a tissue engineering laboratory.

Jennifer has won the Wellcome Trust 'I'm a Scientist' competition twice (2013, 2018). She loves bringing the science of anatomy to a wider audience and working with primary schools to engage more children with the subject.

Jennifer has provided expert text for the new addition of Anatomicum which guides young readers through the human body, from the muscles we use to show emotion, to the delicate workings of the brain. With sumptuous artwork by Katy Wiedemann this beautiful book is a feast of anatomical knowledge.

Suitable for age 7+

This ticket provides entry to the workshop for one child age 7+, who must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Explore The Body with Anatomicum are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment. All information (whether in text or photographs) is given in good faith but should not be relied upon as being a statement of representation or fact.

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