saturday, June 4, 2022
A travelling exhibit of gemstones has arrived at the Canadian Gemology Museum. But before they have even been put out on display, someone has stolen the most valuable jewels from a locked safe! In this event, participants will take on the role of forensic investigators. With your scientific knowledge, critical thinking skills, and some teamwork, can you eliminate suspects and solve the crime? This is a bonus event organized by the CAGIS Teen Ambassadors.
Preparation: Fingerprint experiment: dark construction paper and white powder (flour, baby powder) OR white paper and cocoa powder, tape, bowl. Optional: magnifying glass, clay.
Please come to the event with one of the following invisible ink options.
Option 1: Baking soda, water, something to paint with (cotton swab, toothpick, or sponge), a sheet of paper, grape juice, a hairdryer, cup, mixing spoon, measuring spoons.
Option 2: Lemon juice, water, spoon, something to paint with (cotton swap, toothpick, or sponge), a sheet of paper, hairdryer, cup, mixing spoon, measuring spoons.