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Roberson Museum and Science Center


(Grades 9-12)

A crime has occurred and your students have been called to solve the mystery. Students are introduced to DNA fingerprinting. They will be given four DNA samples from the victim and DNA found at the crime scene and two suspects. Your students will enhance their STEAM skills while comparing the DNA samples through gel electrophoresis to find the culprit.

Common Core Learning Standards: English Language Arts:
• Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas (Speaking and Listening)
• Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
Science and Engineering Practices:
• Asking questions (for science)
• Developing and using models
• Planning and carrying out investigations
• Analyzing and interpreting data
• Constructing explanations (for science)
 •Obtaining, evaluating and communicating information
Venue Cost: $250.00 per group
2 complimentary chaperones per group
$7.00 per additional chaperone
Class Limit: Maximum 25 students per group
Length of Program: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Contact Information
For more information on the Extended Classroom program, please contact:

Kathy Harasta
Phone: (607) 766-3731

Nicole Waskie-Laura
Phone: (607 766-3730
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