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You could be the next CSI medical expert! Come join us for a unique forensic lab activity. Join us to conduct a detailed dissection of a preserved fetal pig, modeling the protocols used by pathologists for a human autopsy. Investigate all the organs and organ systems, examine slides of tissue types, and learn to suture incisions. Understand the techniques of forensic anthropologists to solve a mystery of some "found human bones". Become a forensic botanist by dissecting and observing the anatomy of flowers to solve a murder mystery. And use the skills you learned in performing autopsies to determine the cause of death of "The Three Little Pigs." Activities will also include films, microscope work, and field trips to U of U medical and/or science labs, and opportunities to meet with real pathologists/forensic specialists.