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CSI Summer Camp Teaches Kids Forensics

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: Aug 8, 2010 • References: onlineathens and online.wsj
Kids and summer camp have been longtime companions, but with the rise in popularity of crime-solving shows like CSI, summer camp can look more like a forensics lab than a place to gather around the campfire and sing Kumbaya. NPR radio reported on the phenomenon after a story in the Wall Street Journal brought it to light.

A number of high schools and colleges are offering CSI summer camp in the hopes of nurturing future scientists. And the students' favorite subject?

Blood spatter.