March 1-4, 2016
Carnegie Science Center
For more info:
412.237.3400, then press 7
This Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) workshop combines art and science in an art theft storyline context. Students analyze pigments, explore physics and math in the use of lasers related to art security, engage in a computer facial recognition activity, and learn about careers as part of this adventure.
Science and technology topics include:
Chemistry, Physics, Math, Art, Psychology, Critical Thinking and Project Based Learning
Capacity: 30Program Dates & Times
March 1, 2016 – 10 am*, 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm
March 2, 2016 – 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm
March 3, 2016 – 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon, 1 pm
March 4, 2016 – 10 am, 11 am, 12 noon*, 1 pm
* Program for this time has been filled.
Movies, Books ...
TV series White Collar about a con artist - (while on probation) helps the FBI. It’s fun and does a lot with art! Probably best for the High School audience.
Do it – competition, volunteer, games, make it, lesson plan,…
Fun & Games from the FBI
Pigments Through the Ages: Techniques, Visible & beyond, UV, IR, X-ray, Microscopy, Spectroscopy, 3D modeling, Dating, Tomography
In the News
Can the Microbes You Leave Behind Be Used to Identify You? (innovations in identifying people.)
CSI Careers (on and behind the scenes narrative)
Medical Laboratory Specialist (interesting & in depth)
MS-PS1-2; MS-PS2-3; MS-PS3-1,5; MS-PS4-1; MS-LS1-8; HS-PS1-7
HS-PS2-1,4; HS-PS4-1,4,5; HS-LS3-1