What's on: Scientist for a Day: Wildlife Forensics

Become a wildlife warrior and learn how to piece together DNA clues to track down perpetrators of cruelty against animals.

Be a forensic scientist for a day!

Be a forensic scientist for a day!
Photographer: Abram Powell © Australian Museum

Event Type:
11 January 2018
11, 18 & 19 January. 9am-4pm (3 sessions available)
Australian Museum
$105 Member child; $125 non-Member child

Become a super sleuth and learn from Museum scientists about how their work helps police and border protection agents piece together DNA clues and track down perpetrators of cruelty against animals, including the illegal trade in elephant ivory and rhino horn.

This full-day holiday program is jam-packed with hands-on science, games and even a mock crime scene investigation!

Leave your child in the morning, pick up a scientist in the afternoon!

Ages: 8-12 years
Dates: 11, 18 and 19 January

Special Notes: Make sure you sign your child in and out on arrival and departure.

What to bring:

  • Backpack with morning tea and lunch
  • Water bottle
  • Clothing for outdoors i.e. hat, raincoat, walking shoes, sunscreen as lunch will be in Cook & Philip Park opposite Museum.

No refunds. Transfers need to be made at least 72 hours in advance, subject to availability and AM staff discretion.

For enquiries please email programs@austmus.gov.au or call (02) 9320 6311.



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