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Meet Your Microbes

Meet Your Microbes

Saturday, February 10, 2018, from 10am – 2pm

Say hello to your microbes—the microscopic, non-human life living in and our bodies! Celebrate the opening of the new special exhibit, The Secret World Inside You, with hands-on games, crafts and activities that explore how microbes keep us healthy.

Special Activities*

Bacteria Valentines
Create a petri dish valentine to show your love that grows like bacteria.

Emory Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Explore hands-on activities with microbiologists.

GSU Tri-Beta Biological Honors Society
Try five different snack samples—salty, sweet, bitter, sour and umami—to figure out which taste receptors are activated.

Microbe Coloring Kids Craft
Learn where tooth decay comes from, the source of penicillin and more.

Noosa Yoghurt
Ramp up your microbiome with tasty gut-cleansing giveaways.

Microbes Under the Microscope
Take a super-close look at some of the bacteria living in and on us. 

Cost: Included with Museum admission. Members free.

The Secret World Inside You is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (

Local support for science education is provided by UCB with additional support from the Frances Wood Wilson Foundation.

*Activities are offered in the Great Hall from 10am to 2pm unless otherwise noted and are subject to change without notice.