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Garden Detectives: Forensics Workshop, ABG Mt Annan, January 24
Tue. 24 January 2017, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm AEDT
Forensic science holiday workshop
Crime scene investigations come to the Australian Botanic Garden in Mt Annan!
This forensic science workshop will intrigue budding super sleuths who enjoy their science mixed with a bit of drama. Get dressed in your forensic suit and follow the clues using real science:
- Fingerprinting and blood typing
- Facial reconstruction via computer and real models.
- Hair and fibre analysis.
- Fluorescence of oils, plant identification and DNA comparisons
- Latent image detection and shoe impression casting!
- Evidence collection and more!
Ages: 7+ years.
This can be paired with the morning Chemical Concoctions program for a full day of science workshops. Lunch break will be from 12pm-1pm and fully supervised by Fizzics Education.
This program is presented by Fizzics Education as part of two weeks of science and engineering activities in these school holidays.
Please wear old clothes and bring a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, lunch and a snack (no peanut traces).
Check out our other awesome holiday workshops on offer at Australian Botanic Garden Mt Annan!
Frequently Asked Questions
Where is the program being held?
The Bowden Centre is located just off Caley Drive and is a 2 minute walk from the Visitor Centre and restaurant in the Australian Botanic Garden, Mt Annan. Park in the main car park and we'll have some signs to point you in the right direction!
Should my child wear old clothes?
My child is 4/5 years old, can they attend with their older sibling?
No, sorry. The minimum age of this program is set to ensure that children attending have the attention span and fine motor skills to enjoy the program content and length of the day. Younger children tend to fall behind and can end up frustrated which can have an impact on the rest of the class.
Where can I find any updated information?
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