Recommendations for home CSI/Entomology/Chemistry activites? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
#1 of 2 Old 06-22-2012, 11:31 AM - Thread Starter
 
oaksie68's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Valley of the Sun, AZ
Posts: 172
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

My daughter finds all the CSI type shows fascinating, so I had signed my DD (12 yo) to attend a CSI class at the local CC this summer.  Unfortunately, due to low interest, the class was cancelled.  My daughter was pretty upset, so to soften that, I suggested we run our own CSI class at home.

 

So, I'd like to see if anyone has some recommendations for the following things:

 

A book that helps run the CSI case(s).  I have found two that seem interesting:  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1593633122/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0787966304/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?ie=UTF8&m=ATVPDKIKX0DER

 

Books on chemistry experiments (general, and/or that would be CSI related)

 

Books on entomology (general and/or that would be CSI related)

 

A microscope recommendation (not too spendy; can be used for slides as well as being able to look at bugs.)

 

Supplies to support, like a CSI field kit, or a list of necessary items to pull off the experiments/mystery.

 

TIA for any help you can give me!


Becky, mom to two - DD ('00) and DS ('08)
oaksie68 is online now  
#2 of 2 Old 06-22-2012, 11:02 PM
AAK
 
AAK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: Eastern Washington
Posts: 3,088
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)

The book in your first link is what we are planning on trying this year.  My 12 yr old is also interested in this stuff.

 

Amy


Mom to three very active girls Anna (14), Kayla (11), Maya (8). 
AAK is offline  
Reply

Tags
Learning Resources , Education

Quick Reply
Message:
Drag and Drop File Upload
Drag files here to attach!
Upload Progress: 0
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Mothering Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off