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Summer Holiday Exhibition for Children: The effects of salt in your body !

Activity by Hiroki Takanashi   |   added on Jun 11, 2011   |   Japan Official_iyc_logo

Sponsor(s): Tobacco & Salt Museum

The 33rd annual summer holiday exhibition for children focuses on the human body and salt. During the exhibition period, there will be scientific demonstrations by instructors, kid’s workshops for simple experiments featuring salt, special lecture series on salt by guest lecturers and museum staff.

The 33rd Annual Summer Holiday Exhibition for Children

2011/7/21 - 2011/8/31 < closed on Mondays >  10:00 – 17:00 (entry allowed until 16:30)

Admission fees: 50yen for School pupils to high-school level, 100yen for Adults

                   Jinnan 1-16-8, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Japan 150-0041  (10 minutes from Shibuya station)


The effects of salt in your body! (exhibition)

Everyone learn the role of salt for maintaining life and see how salt is used in various parts of the body—the stomach, intestines, nerves, and blood. They can experience going through the exhibition set that they can touch, or hop on a scale to weigh how much salt is in their bodies.

Salt Laboratory (scientific demonstrations by instructors)

Each day 11:00~, 13:30~, 15:30~  -- about 1 hour

Experience & Inquiry Corner (workshops for simple experiments featuring salt)

              Salt-water Battery -- 6~8 times daily

              How to grow salt crystals onto your own designed frame -- 2 times daily

Special Lectures on Salt -- 11:00~ on Saturdays (except 8/27)

Topic: workshops, demonstrations Audience: students, general public
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