Due to the COVID-19 situation, this program is temporarily suspended. We are hoping to offer this program again for school groups starting winter 2021.
Explore the human body using the new state-of-the-art technology of synthetic cadavers. Synthetic cadavers are highly detailed and mimic the mechanical properties and feel of real tissues.
Our sessions take a hands-on approach to foster application-based learning experiences. Small, directed groups enable students to have a clear and in-depth look at anatomical structures using both models and cadavers. Topics covered include:
For younger students, we have partnered with the Sun Life Financial Centre for Physically Active Communities (CPAC) to offer a complementary physical activity session in addition to the anatomy learning session. CPAC leaders take students through a fun and interactive program focused on improving their fundamental movement skills (e.g. running, jumping, throwing, catching, etc.).
For more information about this session or to participate, please fill in the Human Anatomy Outreach Information Request form.
Our anatomy program is flexible and can be modified to fit the grade of students attending.
Our kinesthetic lab experience enhances the learning that goes on in the classroom, so it is beneficial for students to have an understanding of the following basic concepts to improve the experience:
This experience occurs within a laboratory environment. Lab coats and gloves will be provided. Students must:
If there are any special needs or concerns (e.g. mobility issues, allergies), inform the coordinator, Kristen McFall, before the field trip so that accommodations can be made where possible.
Your school must provide an appropriate permission form to parents/guardians, indicating the above requirements for this field trip.
A positive and safe experience can only be obtained if all participants adhere to the following guidelines:
If you need to reschedule, we request that you notify us by contacting the coordinator at least 24 hours in advance. We understand that there may be circumstances beyond your control and we will try our best to accommodate your needs to reschedule the visit.
Kristen McFall, Lab Coordinator