|Program:||CSI: Bell Museum|
|Sponsoring Organization:||Bell Museum of Natural History|
|Title:||Director of Public Engag|
|Address:||2088 Larpenteur Ave W|
|St. Paul, MN 55113|
|Grades Served:||4 , 5 , 6|
Introduce campers to the field of forensic science and the various disciplines that come together to help solve crimes. Guide campers through the process of collecting evidence, running tests and interpreting the results from test to build a case. Allow students to practice critical thinking skills to understand the flaws and shortcomings of modern forensic techniques.
Through the use of project based and experiential learning, campers will learn about: Use of chemistry and the unique properties of matter in identifying evidence from a crime scene Use of physics in determining sequence of events in a crime scene Use of biology in forensic science The reliability of forensic science Interpreting results from tests and practicing inductive reasoning Activities include: DNA Extraction Fingerprint Analysis Fibers & Hair Analysis Camp includes field trip to active research lab or visit from a special guest from the area of expertise.
Offering three 1-week sessions during the weeks of July 29- August 2, August 12-16, August 26–30
Can students reside on campus? No
Can students commute to campus? Yes
Can students take online classes?