Crime Scene Science

Grade Level:  Entering 6-8   Cost: $595 (includes lunch)
Session 1: July 21-25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Session 2: July 28-August 1, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Registration: CLOSED

Sessions 1 and 2 are FULL

Spend the week immersed in all aspects of investigation, then confidently solve the case.

Solve a Crime

As part of the on-site crime investigation team, you'll collect evidence, interrogate witnesses, and process materials found at the crime scene in our biology and chemistry labs. Through hands-on laboratory analysis, you'll begin to amass evidence.  You'll need to be on your toes when you conduct your first interview with the witnesses and/or suspects. The pressure is on as you spend the week exploring this crime.   Are the witnesses being truthful?   Are their observations accurate?  On the final day, you'll meet with a  legal expert who will brief you on your options.  Can you figure out whodunit—and can you prove it? 

View a sample schedule from our 2013 program


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Click here for Session I

Click here for Session II

Have Questions?

Contact Summer Programs:
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280 
Phone: +1-508-831-4900
Fax: +1-508-831-5694
summer@wpi.edu

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