Monday, March 19, 2012

Science Center

After finding the shoe tree, my niece and I visited the McWane Science Center in Birmingham.

That is a very neat place!  We spent more than three hours there...and easily could have stayed much longer!!

There were many, many interesting exhibits...

Roman Surgical Kit
from the time of Christ
The Roman surgeons possessed a great array of finely-fashioned instruments with which they could skillfully operate and extract arrows and other missiles. The surgeons operated with steel-bladed knives and used them, among other things, to perform amputations.  In their operations, bleeding was stopped with the help of artery forceps and stitches, and the edges of the wounds were carefully stitched together.

Civil War Era Amputation Kit


Bald Eagle

and activities to try....

We had a blast!  :)

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