Educational Workshops

Forensic Pathology 101

In this workshop, students will learn the basics of Forensic Pathology and gain a greater understanding of the role it plays in our criminal justice system. Students will participate in a combination of hands-on activities and active instruction to explore topics like the identification of manner, cause, and mechanism of death; the outline of the autopsy procedure; and the important role medical examiners play in an investigation.
  • Age Range: Grades 9-12
  • Time: 60 minutes
  • Capacity: Maximum 30 students per workshop

CSI Crash Course

Students get to step in the shoes of a real CSI (Crime Scene Investigator). Learn how to collect and label evidence from a crime scene and then test it in the forensic laboratory. This workshop teaches the fundamentals in fingerprint analysis, blood spatter analysis, DNA sequencing, fiber analysis and proper Crime Scene etiquette.

  • Age Range: Grades 9-12
  • Time: 60 minutes
  • Capacity: Maximum 30 students per workshop

True Crime Scavenger Hunts

Students will explore the National Law Enforcement Museum’s exhibits – and primary source documents and artifacts from the museum’s collection – in this exciting series of scavenger hunts. Students will uncover clues that help them to decipher the combinations to several locks, unveiling more information about the case until arriving to at the verdict.

Al Capone: American Gangster
  • Age Range: Grades 6-12
  • Time: 45 minutes
  • Capacity: 30 students per workshop

Traveling Workshops

We want to bring our workshops to you! Our educators are now offering site visits to your school or community center to present both the CSI Crash Course and Forensic Pathology 101 workshop to your group.
Pricing:
  • First Workshop: $300 per session (30 students or less)
  • Additional Workshops: $200 (30 students or less)

The traveling fee is $2.50 per mile traveled to the site and back. Fees cover fuel, vehicle maintenance costs, and the additional staff time. There are no travel fees for sites in the District of Columbia.

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