Home Education Sessions for 2016-17

We run a number of sessions for home educating families. Each session lasts two and a quarter hours and consists of a 75 minute Pod session and a one hour show.

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Adults (£7); Children (£5); Concessions (£5); Under 3s (free)

Please note that these prices are for individual home educating families booking tickets for the public home education sessions listed below. Home education groups wishing to book as a group can book a private group session at a time and date of their choice at the same price offered to school groups.

For enquiries please call 020 7882 2562 or email info@centreofthecell.org

Please note that children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a responsible adult (aged 16+) at all times.

Gut Feeling

Gut Feeling titleFriday 7th April 14:00 – 16:15 (sold out)

Suitable for children aged 7 – 14 years

Let us take you on the weird and wonderful journey of one boy’s breakfast as it gets chomped and chewed in the mouth, pushed through the oesophagus, churned in stomach acids, absorbed in the intestines and greeted by the toilet bowl! This show will unravel the fascinating structure and function of the digestive tract, why ‘we are what we eat’, what happens to the guts of patients with bowel diseases, and what makes the perfect poo!

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War on the Wards

War in the WardsFriday 28th April 14:00 – 16:15

Suitable for children aged 7 – 14 years

Explore medical gore and more from the First World War. Investigate the history of wartime medicine and innovation and how this has influenced medicine today.

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Microbe Detectives

Microbe_DetectivesWednesday 17th May 14:00 – 16:15

Suitable for children aged 7 – 14 years

A mystery microbe is on the loose and attacked an innocent bystander. Take the role of a junior detective and compile evidence to identify which mystery microbe has made a patient very ill!

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Invasion! Infection and Immunity

LymphocyteTuesday 23rd May 14:00 – 16:15

Suitable for young people aged 16 – 18 years

Take a tour of the immune system in our ‘Invasion! Infection and Immunity’ workshop. You’ll discover how pathogens invade your body, find out the difference between bacteria and viruses, learn how your body defends itself and take part in an immune system obstacle course!

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Sores, Spores and Sickly Bugs

Sores, Spores and Sickly BugsFriday 30th June 14:00 – 16:15

Suitable for children aged 7 – 14 years

Uncover 100 years of miraculous medical history in the East End. ‘Sores, Spores and Sickly Bugs’ is about how medicine has developed over the past 100 years. Meet our doctors from 1915 and 2015 to discover the history of health and disease in East London.

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Snot, Sick and Scabs

Picture of bacteriaTuesday 11th July 14:00 – 16:15

Suitable for children aged 7 – 14 years

If you have ever wondered what snot, sick or scabs are made of, why cheesy feet smell so bad or how your body fights off microscopic monsters when they manage to invade your body, then this show is for you! Come and take on the role of a scientist and discover the world of cells, bacteria and viruses.

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