Boys and girls, from both government and independent schools in the city and the country, are divided into groups of four detectives. They then solve fictitious felonies using a range of forensic techniques, including microscopy, chromatography, fingerprint analysis, cryptography and general science.
Participants develop skills in logic and organisation, using technology and forensic science – and it’s a whole lot of fun. However, it is not so much about criminology as about giving bright students an irresistible platform in which they learn how to use logic and organisation to solve complex problems, in groups.
Get a glimpse into the future at the TAS STEM Academy Open Day. Saturday 7 September from 12:30pm. Designed for parents and kids aged 4–14, the Open Day will kick off at 12:30pm with a FREE BBQ and plenty of fun activities. F1 Formula 1 Building Challenge, Robotics, Virtual Reality, Coded Drones and so much more.... All Welcome!