Whether it's at a crime scene or in our cells, genetic information has many secrets to tell. In this camp we will use the same techniques scientists use in the field and in the laboratory to figure out what has happened in the past. It will require detective work to figure things out.
Can you make the case with DNA? Using a simulated crime scene campers with use scientific inquiry to make a case for a suspect. The analysis of DNA and other evidence will model the methods forensic scientists use to solve crimes.
How do we know about DNA? For many years DNA and its function was a mystery to scientists and citizens. We will investigate the detective work that ultimately lead to uncovering what DNA was and what it looked like.
Is that your mom or your dad's nose? One of the biggest mysteries knowledge of DNA solved is how it makes us who we are.