New Menstruation Animation Helps Shed Light on a Touchy Topic

A screenshot of the animation. A uterus with a face is leaning out one window that is centered in the image. There are two windows above. A fallopian tube with a face is leaning out the window at the top right.

An overview of the development of a menstruation animation for children in an exhibit at the Museum of Science in Boston. The collaborators and creators noticed that girls’ and women’s health was underrepresented in the museum, so they set out to create an exhibit that addressed menstrual physiology and biology using fun images and characters.