The Learning Center's goal is to connect law enforcement and youth by providing engaging programs that challenge and empower students of all ages. STEM-based programs will enhance learning and allow students to discover the many varied career opportunities within public safety, forensics, and criminal justice.
Online registration will open approximately 30 days prior to each class session.
Junior Trooper Program: A Day in the life of a K-9 Trooper!
Saturday January 25, 2020, 9:30am-11:30am for ages 6-9
Come meet a member of the Massachusetts State Police to learn about the role of the K-9 Unit. Learn about how the K-9s are trained and cared for. Watch as they demonstrate their keen sense of hearing and smell. Then, experiment with the senses of smell and sound yourself in hands on STEM activities. Each participant will receive an official State Police Junior Trooper campaign hat and badge sticker to recognize their achievement!
CSI Episode 4: DNA and Blood Evidence
Saturday February 8, 2020, 9:30am-11:30am for ages 10-14
It's not just a TV show - It's Science! How can DNA and blood evidence help investigators solve the crime? Delve into how it is collected and processed. In the hands on activities participants will be able to match DNA by viewing photographed samples and type synthetic blood. Participants will NOT be handling any actual DNA or blood samples. Each participant will receive an official State Police Crime Lab pin to recognize their achievement! This program is designed for children ages 10-14 and is limited to 15 participants. There is a $10 cost for materials and supplies. Pre-registration and non-refundable payment must be made in advance to reserve a spot in this class due to high demand.
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For more information, contact Jen Whitman, MSPMLC Curriculum Director,
at (508) 839-0001, or email@example.com.
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