Scientists sometimes use tools that help them work with things that may need protection. At the glove box, young scientists can feel for themselves how challenging it is to use this type of tool in the laboratory as they attempt to solve mathematical problems by measuring, pouring and sifting.
Scientists use glove boxes to contain substances and protect themselves.
Beginning January 4, 2022, per Cook County Department of Public Health Order 2021-11, proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required for all guests age 5 and older. Masks that cover the nose and mouth are currently required for all guests age 2 and older when inside the Museum.