Hands on Science Activities for the Whole Family
Participate in activities, experiments, and demonstrations on most Saturdays, Sundays and select school release days. Engage the whole family in hands-on exploration of science, technology, engineering, art, and math! New activities each month.
THIS MONTH's THEME
November: C.S. Why?
Throughout November, Science Studio visitors will be assigned a crime to solve based loosely on the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Participants will experience how forensic techniques are used to collect and process evidence to identify a culprit. Each student will get a detective’s notebook to use to compile their results.
Activity 1 | Tool Mark Analysis
use ID terminology to determine which tool was used to break in and how it was done
Activity 2 | Fingerprint Identification
compare the evidence to fingerprint samples provided by each suspect by dusting the evidence for prints
Activity 3 | Handwriting Analysis
examine graffiti left on the walls in comparison with handwriting samples provided by the suspects using forensic analysis techniques
Activity 4 | Hair Sample Analysis
use a microscope to determine differences between hair samples
Activity 5 | Shoe print Identification
compare shoeprints to infer a likely suspect
Science Studio will be held every Saturday and Sunday in November.