Learning Center classes

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.

 

Can You Solve the Crime? Hands on CSI ! 

Sunday October 17, 2021, 9:30am-11:00am for ages 6-10

An introduction to CSI techniques for grades 1-3.  Learn about fingerprints, footprints, hairs, and fibers.  Then, solve a museum mystery!  This program is designed for children ages 6-10 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.

Stars and Stripes: Our American Flag ! 

Sunday November 7, 2021, 9:30am-11:30am for ages 6-10

This special pre–Veteran’s Day program will teach participants the history of our flag, the meaning of the stars and stripes, and proper care for the flag.  Participants will learn about our veterans and the importance of Veteran’s Day.  Bring in a photo of a veteran to be added to our “Hero Board”.  Children will create their own US flag plaque to take home.  This program is designed for children ages 6-10 and is limited to 15 participants.  There is a $15 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.

MSP Case Study with Blood Evidence and DNA STEM ! 

Sunday November 14, 2021, 9:30am-11:00am for ages 14-17

Learn about DNA and blood typing as it is used in solving crimes through a case study of a real crime which occurred in Massachusetts, and practical hands on activities.  This program is designed for children ages 14-17 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.

CSI Mini Camp and Escape Room Challenge ! 

Sunday December 12, 2021, 9:30am-11:30am for ages 11-13

Learn how investigators and scientists locate, collect, and analyze evidence to solve crimes.  Then, apply your newfound knowledge to analyze evidence to solve a crime committed at the Museum!  This program is designed for children ages 11-13 and is limited to 15 participants.  There is a $15 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.

All classes listed below will be held         in-person at the MSPMLC,
308 Providence Road, South Grafton. 
Masks are required for all who attend.

For more information about the MSPMLC Learning Center please contact Jen Whitman, MSPMLC Curriculum Director

at (508) 839-0001, or learningcenter@mspmlc.org.

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