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Oct. 3 - Jan. 5 2020

Health from Head to Toe - CLOSED

A three-part program on overall health.

1. Mental Health, Mind Matters

Mental Health Mind Matters

From great minds to peace of mind… the mind matters! Come unveil a clearer picture of mental health and learn just how understanding our mental health can help us achieve a healthy state of mind.

Explore how our ideas of mental health have changed over time and how science and mental healthcare have evolved together. Discover the many facets of human emotion and learn how to recognize different emotions to better understand them. Learn how managing mental health can be part of everyday life and how talking about it with friends and family can help everyone feel better.    

Parent - child conversation guide (pdf)

Teacher's guide (pdf)

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2. The perfect match : Sports vs. Science

sports vs science

New technologies are letting us understand better than ever how our athletic abilities have evolved over time. Explore some of the tech that captures physiological data in real time and lets us study, compare, and improve our athletic abilities. Throw a baseball in front of a camera and use the results to improve your aim. Have a few physiological measures taken, like heart rate and strength, and see how they stack up against those of an athlete.

Go back in time and learn how sporting equipment has changed over the years and discover how today’s athletes can optimize and improve their performances using nutrition, kinesiology and wearable tech. 

Explore this fascinating and highly participative exhibition and discover how humans have achieved new levels of performance thanks to breakthroughs in science and technology.



3. No-stress studio

Did you know that breathing, art, and laughter can improve your health? Learn how to keep a handle on stress with super easy techniques that are as fun as they are healthy! Laugh out loud as you learn how contagious laughter can be.

Enjoy a moment of inner peace with a controlled breathing exercise. Discover how wonderful art therapy can be. Stretch out and relax with a little yoga. Come and see how having fun is great way to stay healthy!