We are planning to deliver our great full-day and half-day CSI forensic science workshops for schools in Scotland in November 2021. Special Whodunits for Primary, Prep, Secondary and Independent schools delivered by professional forensic scientists. The workshops include a wide range of practical work – crime scene examination and forensic biology, physics and chemistry – all tailored for the year group and academic level of the pupils attending. Support is provided for a number of elements of the Curriculum for Excellence, for the RAiSE initiative and for the Developing the Young Workforce programme.
Provisional bookings can be made now, just let us know a date or dates in November that would be suitable. No payment of any kind is required prior to a workshop taking place. If a workshop cannot take place for any reason, no penalty of any kind is incurred. Pricing is very competitive and we can offer a price reduction to schools we have visited previously. Detailed information on our Safe Systems to Work can be provided to schools in advance.
In the workshops, students are challenged to find out which of the suspects is the criminal. By examining the crime scene and carrying out the forensic practical, the answers are revealed step-by-step with some big surprises! Fingerprints, shoe marks, blood patterns, DNA profiles, document examination, chromatography, physical fits, digital forensics and more are involved.
Then there is a dramatic role-play courtroom trial in which we find out if the evidence will produce a guilty verdict.
The activities combine role-play, teamwork and drama alongside great science – interdisciplinary learning in action! The workshops are directly relevant also to other initiatives of enrichment, vocational science, rewards, the promotion of aspiration and careers planning.
We work to high professional standards and have a proven track record in delivering exciting and memorable events. Please contact us if you would like further information.
At every event for primary and prep schools, the school now receives a free copy of the activity book ‘How to be a Forensic Scientist’ by Simon Shawcross of Sci-High.