True Evidence: Forensic Science for Kids *SSP ONLY*

Event Description

Name

True Evidence: Forensic Science for Kids *SSP ONLY*

Grade

Advanced Elementary/Middle School Academy

Date

November 29, 2012

Time

08:30 AM to 05:00 PM

Training Fee

$260.00

Coupon Code

*This training is free for ONLY Officers, Administrators and Teachers from schools funded by the Arizona School Safety Program.  For School Safety Program funded schools, please enter Coupon Code: FY13SSP.  All others interested in attending are required to pay the Training Fee.  For questions, please contact academy@azflse.org or 602-340-7366.

Location

Arizona Foundation for Legal Services & Education
4201 N. 24th Street, Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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Faculty

Ed DeCastro

Tina Ochoa

Description

Overview: Forensic Science is an essential part of a criminal investigation. Scientific evidence promotes justice in courts of law. Through this training, participants will learn about crime scene investigation methods, evidence collection, the different types of physical evidence that is collected, and more. The activities during this training will provide participants with the tools necessary to encourage their students to use reasoning and critical thinking skills to solve problems.
 
Training Objectives:

  • Learn basic vocabulary associated with crime scene analysis
  • Learn what to look for in a crime scene and how to analyze evidence
  • Learn about different types of physical evidence that is collected
  • Learn about the importance of a witness(es)
  • Learn about the process of scientific inquiry and how technology can assist with a criminal investigation
Campus Issues Addressed:
  • Lack of interest in school
  • Lack of positive school involvement
  • Low academic achievement