The museum will be closed for exhibit installation September 25 – October 13, 2023. We will reopen on October 16, 2023. Please plan your visit around these dates.

CDCM PHA STEM Lesson – Keeping Food Healthy

In Keeping Food Healthy, student scientists learn the importance of keeping food safe from microorganisms such as Salmonella and E.coli. Students design and implement an experiment to determine the growth of microorganisms on produce and develop a communication strategy for spreading awareness on the importance of keeping food healthy.

Topics included in Keeping Food Healthy:

  • Bacteria
  • Microorganisms
  • Food safety
  • Scientific method
  • Experiment design
  • Public service announcements