Ghostly Heart

Categories: On-Site, Outreach

Grades 5 – 8: Students discuss and consider the world of organ donation through hands-on lab activities.


This program is offered through an exciting partnership with ARMI (Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute) established in Manchester to create an industry to produce replacement organs.  Participants in this program look at the world of organ donation.  They will discuss the current system and look at how Biomedical scientists, engineers and manufacturers are working towards future solutions.


  • This program is available to students in grades 5 – 8.
  • This program is available by appointment only.
  • Min 15, Max 32 students.


Participants are introduced to cutting edge science happening right here in New Hampshire at ARMI.  They are introduced to bio-engineering and the decellurization and recellurization processes.


This program may have emotional connections for students who have had experiences with organ transplantation.

Girl uses an eye dropper on a model heart in a petri dish.
Field Trip at SEE


  • One hour program with SEE instructor followed by half an hour of explore time in the SEE Science Center.
  • Groups with more than 32 students may want to consider combining their visit with a second program. Call us to discuss options.
Outreach Program
  • SEE instructor comes to your location for a one hour program. Materials will be provided for each student to use during the program.
  • Additional charge of $0.55 per mile roundtrip.
  • Limited to a 30 mile radius of the SEE Science Center.