2022 CLASSES: Forensic Science - K-3rd Grade

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember.
Involve me and I learn.
- Benjamin Franklin -
Class Description

Forensic science is a kind of science that blends biology, chemistry and physics to look at evidence, solve crimes and settle legal issues. By learning about soil, hair, fibers, chemicals, glass, handwriting, footprints, fingerprinting, and much more we will solve all sorts of mysteries in our in person labs such as

  • Incredible Cookie Caper

  • Robbery at Santa’s Workshop

  • Who kidnapped the Seven Dwarves?

  • Who took a bite out of Sandy’s apple?

  • Can you be observant enough to find One Eyed Jack?

  • Solve the Rogue Rabbit Mystery

  • Which of Old McDonald’s animals scared Sophia Sheep?

  • Who smashed that pumpkin and ate Robert’s candy?

Then when we meet on Zoom, we will discuss various parts of forensic science and do an online activity (materials provided ahead of time). Enrichment activities, websites, and videos will be provided weekly to enrich your class at home.

Meet The Teachers
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Hello! I'm Susan Bacon, director of Franklin School. I have a B.S. in Education with a minor in Gifted Education. I'm a state certified teacher with 5 years public school teaching experience and 35 years of working with students. Through private tutoring, teaching homeschool classes, and working with homeschooling families I have found that my greatest joy in life is helping students find their own unique way of learning.


After working as a cover school coordinator for 5 years I founded Franklin School. I saw a need to provide families with a more creative learning experience with a larger variety of activities. As director of Franklin School these past 20 years I have offered homeschooling families curriculum assistance, transcripts, a lending library, activities, classes, field trips, parent workshops, and many other homeschooling amenities. 

As a certified and very experienced teacher my goal is to assist parents by offering support in all areas of homeschooling and to help enrich each student’s educational adventure by offering a variety of classes. 

Schedule and Fees
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Enrolled families: $60 class fee

+ $70 lab fee

Visiting families: $80 class fee 

+ $70 lab fee

approximately $16.00 ($18.50) a class

10:00am–10:45am - Wednesday, once a month on Zoom
10:00am–11:00pmThursday, once a month lab in person


4 classes on zoom and

4 classes in person for the semester

Continues next semester