Interested in exploring a career as a Firefighter, Police Officer or Emergency Medical Technician? If so, join us as we explore a different public safety career each day and simulate scenarios to complement learning. Learn how firefighters train for the job, conduct arson investigations, and attack fires. Discover interview techniques, suspect processing, and basic laws enforced by police officers. Then, meet EMT personnel and role play life saving techniques.
As a detective in the Crime Science Camp, you are assigned a case to investigate for the week. Learn about fingerprints and collect evidence. Then, put on your protective gear, grab your camera and process a crime scene. Be sure to document and label your evidence because you will testify as an expert witness. Discover the science behind criminal cases and the role DNA plays on a guilty or innocent verdict.
Guilty or innocent, the courtroom becomes your classroom as you take on the role of a trial or defense attorney. Learn about the American Justice System and laws which govern our society. Throughout the week, you and your team will prepare and try a case in a real courtroom. You will research the evidence, prepare your witnesses, craft your arguments and ultimately present your case before a judge. Your performance will determine the fate of the accused. Gear up to learn about witness preparation, opening statements, evaluate evidence, and examination skills.