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Priceless dinosaur bones have been stolen from the Quantum Museum and information has been given to the police stating that the bones have been dumped in a nearby park. Students take on roles as detectives/forensic scientists and collaborate to solve the crime.

Onsite at Quantum

This hands-on inquiry-based scenario enables students to develop problem solving and team skills as they work collaboratively to solve the crime. A series of investigations will be undertaken that include a computer simulation, blood* typing and testing, an analysis of soil samples, fingerprints & other pieces of evidence found at both crime scenes.

Study areas covered in this workshop include general science, chemistry and biology.

Online Outreach Module 

This Online Module is comprised of 4 Chapters that explore:

  • Forensic Investigation
  • pH (Acid & Base)
  • Blood
  • DNA

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To access this outreach, teachers will need to register their class via the following link to receive the accompanying resources:

For onsite availability please check our calendar

*Blood used is synthetic.

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Learning Areas
Year Levels
On-site, Online
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On-site Duration
1 day
  • Arrival: 9:45am
  • Finish: 2:15pm