Second Science Saturday Held October 29

October 26, 2011

Second Science Saturday Held October 29


VALDOSTA -- Valdosta State University's second Science Saturday will provide hands-on activities for children to help them understand applications in criminal justice, sociology, anthropology and forensic science. The event will be held on Saturday, Oct. 29 in the Bailey Science Center Atrium from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Activities include taking fingerprints, participating in a mini-excavation, analyzing handwriting samples and learning about the human skeleton. Children will have the opportunity to learn about what the people on popular television shows like CSI and Bones really do. The first 100 participants will also receive youth-sized Science Saturday t-shirts.

The second Science Saturday is hosted by the Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice and the VSU College of Arts and Sciences. Sponsors for the event include Lovell Engineering Associates, PC of Valdosta; TTL of Valdosta; SAFT; and DuPont Crop Protection.

For more information, contact Dr. Lynn Wood at (229) 333-5458 or .