Educator Workshop: Classroom CSI: Forensic Ecology
Wed, Apr 29
For middle and high school teachers
The Franklin Institute 5th Floor Conference Center
222 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19103
SpeakersKimberlee Sue MoranKimberlee Sue Moran is the Director of the Center for Forensic Science Research & Education based in Willow Grove, PA. She has been a forensic consultant and educator since 2002, both in the UK and US. Kimberlee has worked on a number of cases in a range of capacities; she runs training workshops for local law enforcement that include blowing up transit buses and digging up dead animals. Her doctoral research was in the field of ancient fingerprints and her current research is in taphonomy, the process of decomposition. Kimberlee is passionate about outreach and science education and is a regular participant and speaker for the Philadelphia Science Festival working in collaboration with the College of Physicians and the Laurel Hill Cemetery. She is an active member of the Society for American Archaeology, the UK Fingerprint Society, the Association for Women in Forensic Science, and Forensic Archaeology Recovery. She teaches forensic science for Rutgers-Camden and Arcadia University. Kimberlee holds an undergraduate degree in archaeology from Bryn Mawr College and a Masters of Science in forensic archaeological science from the Institute of Archaeology at University College London.
PartnersThe Franklin InstituteThe Franklin InstituteIn 1824, The Franklin Institute was founded to honor Benjamin Franklin and to advance the usefulness of his inventions. Today, The Franklin Institute is a vibrant organization that continues to offer new and exciting science learning experiences for the citizens of Philadelphia. The Institute has grown to become an integral part of the city by providing a hands-on approach to science and technology through community outreach initiatives and innovative partnerships in public education. It has become a dynamic agent of change through its rich array of exhibitions, programs, lectures, and discussions designed to illuminate issues in contemporary science. The Franklin Institute continues to reflect Benjamin Franklin’s spirit of inquiry and discovery as it strives to inspire an understanding of and passion for science and technology learning.