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CSI science fun at St. Francis School

St. Francis Catholic School third grader Quinn Geraets uses a magnifying glass t

Classes in Crime Scene Investigation were held in a Crime Lab Residency Curriculum, a Lifelong Learning - Outreach Program by the Science Museum of Minnesota at St. Francis School in Brainerd Thursday, May 2.

Students in grades K-8 were instructed in age appropriate levels and topics including Chromatography (analyzing pen ink samples), Tracking down tracks (shoe and footprint identification), Handwriting analysis, Fingerprinting, Chemical Analysis, Hair and fiber analysis and a DNA lab.

The Residency is a reward to the students for meeting their goal with the Catholic United Financial Catholic School's Raffle.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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