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Saturday, February 20 • 9:40am - 10:40am
Who Stole Speedy? Solving the Mystery Using DNA Evidence

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The case of the pet-napping of Speedy, the class turtle. This session provides a unique hands-on experience for your students through an actual crime scene investigation to eliminate a suspects and identify the thief. Join me as we will perform DNA extraction and gel electrophoresis to solve the case. Ink chromatography will be used to validate the results. Materials will be available to easily modify to your classroom and door prize available.

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Amie Torres

Forensics Science Teacher, South Garland High School
I love teaching Forensics Science and Biology. I majored in Microbiology and I am excited to share my passion for science with anyone who will listen. I also coach cheerleading. I spend all my extra time with my two beautiful daughters and my wonderful husband. My husband is a science teacher as well, teaching Forensics and Chemistry. We enjoy bringing cool sciences projects home to show our kiddos. See you at Mini-CAST!


Saturday February 20, 2016 9:40am - 10:40am

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