Group Educational Programs at Purdue Veterinary Medicine

These programs are designed for groups of greater than 10 and less than 25 students. The programs are free, but groups must select a program and schedule the visit in advance. All groups must be accompanied by a minimum of 2 adults at all times. Programs are offered on the second Thursday of each month from 4:30-5:30 pm. To schedule one of our group educational programs, please contact Dr. Sandy San Miguel (

The following educational programs are available for group visits:

A. Foreign Body Bingo and Skeleton Races

Foreign Body Bingo

Foreign Body Bingo

Grade Level: Elementary School

Description: Have you ever seen a skeleton? During this program, you will get to touch  models of human, dog, and cat skeletons. You'll also learn how to read radiographs  (x-rays). Finally, groups will race to see who can build a knee, a shoulder, a leg, or an arm, the fastest.

B. The Skull Game

Skull Game

Skull Game

Grade Level: Elementary School

Description: Learn fun facts about animals while getting hands-on experience with a variety of animal skull models. Try to figure out where the skull came from by using clues and by looking at the fur, scales, or hair of different animals under the microscope.

C. Skullz!

Skull identification

Skull Identification

Grade Level: Middle School

Description: Learn what you can find out about an animal from its skull. Get hands-on experience with a wide variety of animal skulls and learn interesting facts about each animal.

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