Science Club For Teens
Thursdays 3:30 to 5 at SDL
February 28 - April 11
Learn how investigators use science to solve crimes
Collect evidence to solve mysteries
CSI Science Club offers hands-on crafts and activities
Recommended for teens, aged 12-18
Free to 4-H members
$20 for the whole series for non-members
Sign-up by calling 810-648-2515
Classes are taught by Lydia Kritzman and are limited to 20.
Sponsored by MSU Extension and 4-H
February 28: Crime Scene Rookie Training: Explore how CSI's use everyday science to solve crimes.
March 7: Physical Evidence: Discover how evidence proves that a crime was committed. Learn about different kinds of evidence and how it can be used to help investigators.
March 14: Fingerprint Basics: Did you know that koalas have fingerprints that are so close to humans that even experts have a hard time telling them apart? Learn how to identify finger print patterns. Practice making, lifting and matching prints in the Finger Print Challenge.
March 21: DNA Evidence: Did you know that your DNA could stretch from the earth to the sun and back over 600 times. In this session, students will learn all about DNA and it's use in forensic science as well as construct DNA keychains.
March 28: Accident Reconstruction: Students will investigate Newton's Laws of Motion to analyze an accident using science to help determine the sequence of events that led up to the accident, explain the damage and solve cases!
April 4: Forensic Entomology & Anthropology: Learn how bones and insects impact crime solving efforts.
April 11: CSI Investigation: Use information learned from previous sessions and knowledge of evidence and sleuthing skills to solve a mystery.