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Healthcare Career Club Visits the Buffalo Museum of Science

by cnewman

On Saturday, October 12, thirty-seven Mount Mercy Academy students in the Healthcare Career Club visited the Buffalo Museum of Science to see the Body Worlds Vital Exhibition. The exhibit, created by Dr. Gunther von Hagens, featured real, donated human specimens - allowing students to explore the internal world of anatomy and physiology on a life-size scale. Specifically, the exhibit focused on how certain lifestyle choices can either positively or negatively influence human health. The goal of the visit was to introduce students interested in the health care field to the wonders of the human body and the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices. Students could also explore other museum exhibits such as Explore YOU! , Nano, and In Motion.

The Healthcare Career Club is a component of Mount Mercy's Academy of Science and Healthcare - a unique career internship program for students to gain first-hand knowledge of many different careers. MMA has teamed up with Mercy Hospital to create a vibrant learning experience for our students.

"Attending Mount Mercy Academy is one of the best decisions I could have made. Since day one they have challenged me academically, to strive and succeed. For the past two years at Mount Mercy, I received so much help from all the teachers. They are always open to help me with any questions I have. My teachers have even taken time whenever they can to help me to do well with upcoming tests and quizzes. With their help I have been on both honor rolls, and have been a scholar athlete."

Bella Longo

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