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Investigate CSI: Crime Scene Insects at the Springs Preserve
Starting this February witness a swarm of insect invaders at our newest traveling exhibit.
In a limited engagement at the Springs Preserve, CSI challenges visitors of all ages to put their "critter" crime-solving skills to work as they delve into forensic entomology--the use of insects to help solve crimes. This engaging interactive exhibit includes an exploration of forensic entomology from 13th century China to present day, live insects on display, computer interactives, field and lab equipment used by forensic investigators, realistically simulated crime scenes and much more. CSI brings forth a new appreciation for both the science behind criminal investigations and the important role insects play in solving cases. So, round up your usual suspects and team up with us to follow the evidence and investigate the science at CSI: Crime Scene Insects!
This wildly popular exhibit has swiped attendance records at many host venues--including the Miami Science Museum, Museum of the Rockies and the New York Hall of Science. With an innovative design, CSI fascinates visitors of all ages and is aligned with national science education standards. CSI: Crime Scene Insects is produced by Exhibit IQ in cooperation with the hit television series and is made possible in part through support from Bayer Environmental Science. This exhibit that brings out the inner sleuth is on display in the Origen Museum and is free for Springs Preserve members or included with general admission. For additional information visit springspreserve.org.
WHERE: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., (Meadows Lane, between Alta Drive and U.S. 95)
WHEN: Sunday, February 3 - Sunday, May 12, 2013, daily (visit springspreserve.org for hours of operation). Member preview: Saturday, February 2, 2013. To learn more about this and other benefits of membership visit springspreserve.org.
OTHER: About the Springs Preserve
Located three miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Springs Preserve is the premier place to explore the Las Vegas Valley's vibrant history through interactive science and nature exhibits, botanical gardens, hiking trails and animal shows. Indoor experiences include exhibition galleries dedicated to showcasing art and traveling exhibitions of local and national significance, on-site technologically advanced learning centers, the Springs Cafe, operated by the Culinary Academy of Las Vegas, and the Nevada State Museum. The Springs Preserve also hosts seasonal special events including concerts, arts shows and holiday experiences. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700. Find us on Google Maps.