CSI Camp Preview Video
Learn about forensic science while helping us solve an awful crime this winter at Dr. Sparks Jr. Scientist Club. Explore how to collect, analyze, and compare evidence to find out who the criminal is. This full day, whole-English winter camp is available in communities around Taiwan. Spend the day solving crimes and becoming Taiwan’s youngest forensic scientist.
Dr. Sparks’ dog has been kidnapped. 4 criminals have been arrested, but only 1 of them is guilty. It will be up to your kids to find out who the kidnapper is. We will collect evidence and compare it to all of our suspects to make sure only the guilty person goes to jail and Dr. Sparks’ dog is returned safely.
Your kids will learn how to analyze bitemarks. We will learn how to analyze people’s handwriting. The ink from black pens will be separated using chromatography to find who wrote the ransom note. Explore different kinds of fingerprints, including your own. Make a natural PH indicator with purple cabbage to test powders found at the scene of the crime.
Analyze the handwriting on the note
Find which pen wrote the note using chromatography
Bite Mark Analysis
Take a bite mark imprint
Measure the space between the teeth
Compare the bite mark to a bite left in an apple at the scene
Learn how to collect fingerprints
Explore different kinds of fingerprints
Make a natural PH indicator with purple cabbage
Compare powders by their characteristics and PH
Test if powders are water-soluble
Test if powder are reactive to vinegar