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Interactive learning experience enhances digestive system curriculum for Hoover second graders

(02/02/2023) The specialty program at Hoover Elementary School - Biomedical, Health Sciences and Engineering focuses on human body systems and the biomedical and technological systems that keep us healthy. In second grade, students become experts in the digestive system and on Jan. 30, those students participated in a unique learning experience. 

Through a partnership with Minnesota Gastroenterologist (MNGI), students learned about digestion and the digestive system with the help of nurses from MNGI and a large traveling inflatable super colon. 

Following a presentation on the digestive system, students were able to walk through the oversized super colon and learn more about the anatomy and the importance of digestive health.

Watch this short video to learn more about this unique learning experience at Hoover Elementary.