Forensic Science Camp
Join Asbury professionals for five days of hands-on learning, exploring the tasks involved in crime scene investigation. We will reconstruct an accident – from scene, to analysis of evidence, to court case reporting.
Monday – Friday, June 10 – 14, 2019
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The camp is $400 per person, and includes food, lodging, and all expenses.
What You Can Expect:
- Evaluate an accident scene using attention to detail and deductive reasoning.
- Collect and analyze prints of all kinds – fingerprints, shoe prints and tire prints.
- Examine evidence collected using lab techniques, including physical characteristics of dirt samples and chemical aspects powder and blood samples
- DNA analysis
- Report findings in a mock court case before a jury of parents.
About Your Instructor:
Laura Walther, a chemistry instructor at Asbury University since 2002, has always loved the investigative nature of forensic science, the tv shows that portray this need to understand, and especially the tools that chemistry brings to the trade. However, her greatest passion for science is the desire to share the wonder of discovery and joy of learning with her students.