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Summer Discovery Middle School Enrichment Programs at UCLA

3 Weeks

Forensic Science

On Campus $3,399 - 8,499Age Range 12-14Course Time Morning EST

This course introduces students to the principles behind the gathering, preserving, and investigating evidence. Students will examine the techniques professionals use to collect and preserve evidence from crime scenes. When a crime occurs, investigators gather evidence to determine, "Who was responsible?" and 'When did this crime occur?". Procedures must be followed when collecting evidence to later convict the perpetrator. If the scene is not carefully documented, it can lead to the evidence obtained being inadmissible in court proceedings.

Who Should Take This Course? This course is for middle schoolers who have a strong interest in solving crime mysteries or want to pursue a career in forensics
Highlights Students will be able to identify and define forensic science terminology and concepts. Students will be able to demonstrate proper techniques to collect physical evidence such as fingerprints, footwear impressions, hair, fibers, biological fluids, and materials for DNA analysis. Students will be able to analyze evidence and form hypothesis that can help solve a variety of crimes.
Dates & Tuition
  • Jun 25 - Jul 14: Residential - $8,499
  • Jun 26 - Jul 13: Commuter - $3,999

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How Do Courses Work? For each campus, you may build your own schedule (1 course in the morning, 1 course in the afternoon) or choose an Academy where the courses are packaged together for you (Academy also includes Inc. Young Entrepreneurs).

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