Welcome! Login | Register
 

Holy Cross’s Season Ends After 90-83 Loss to Bucknell in OT—Holy Cross falls to Bucknell 90-83 in the…

Friday Financial Five – March 6, 2015—Bloomberg has a report on states opting to…

Finneran: MLK, LBJ and Savage Selma—Every white person in America should go see…

Holy Cross Visits Bucknell For Rd. 2 of Patriot League Tournament—Crusaders visit Bison for round 2 of the…

Leather Storrs: What’s in a Name?—“Hey Whitney, you seem a lot peppier, guess…

NEW: Vince Wilfork Releases Statement As Patriots Decline His Option—Patriots appear to be moving on from Vince…

Fairman Cowan Collegiate Lecture Series to be held at Becker College—Becker College will be hosting The Worcester Regional…

Where Will You WOO? - Week of March 5, 2015—Where will you WOO during the week of…

99 Restaurant and Pub Teams Up with Wachusett Brewery for Horseshoe Ale—Two iconic New England brands are coming together…

Holy Cross Rolls Loyola 62-45, Advance To Round 2—Holy Cross beats Loyola 62-45, visit top seeded…

 
 

slides: EcoTarium Hosts Arm Fart Competition to Celebrate Gross Bodies

Monday, June 25, 2012

 

Worcester's EcoTarium hosted an arm fart competiton in conjunction with their Grossology exhibit, which celebrates the “(impolite) science of the human body,” which can be a weird, wonderful, and often nasty world.

The contest judges over a dozen youngsters (and one not-so-young contestant) on their ability to make the loudest, quickest, and most creative arm farts in ten seconds. The three different rounds saw three winners who each took home a golden whoopee cushion. Host, Alex Dunn, an educator at the museum, coached the kids through their competition.

The exhibit is based on the best-selling book, Grossology, and uses sophisticated animatronics and imaginative exhibits to tell you the good, the bad and the downright ugly about runny noses, body odor, and much more.

Julieane Frost, Manager of Communications and Marketing at the EcoTarium came up with the brilliant concept to get kids interested in the weird and sometimes disgusting world of anatomy.

The museum saw a successful turnout for the opening day, as children climbed the skin toned rock wall to learn about the intricate and often gross world right on our outsides.

The EcoTarium will be hosting their Too Gross Tuesdays from June 26 - August 28, at 12:30 p.m. Learn gross, but fascinating stuff about humans and animals in these weekly programs. Free with museum admission.

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.