Hair, There, Everywhere: Forensic Hair Analysis

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Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows. (Luke 12:7)

Did you know that the average human sheds between 50–100 hairs a day? Have you ever wondered how human hair and animal fur are different? It is fascinating how God created structural differences between different kinds of hair. In this engaging, hands-on, microscopy workshop, you will examine human hair and camel, zorse, zonkey, dog, cat, and alpaca fur to determine the important variations in the forensic hair samples. The individual characteristics in human hair and the unique traits visible in animal fur point toward the all-powerful Creator God.

Join us as we examine the beauty and complexity of God’s creation through forensic hair analysis.

In addition to her work as a forensic science educator, speaker, and author, Dr. Jennifer Hall Rivera now serves as Education Specialist at the Creation Museum, presenting daily workshops and developing children’s educational programs. Her experience in the field of forensic science includes employment in a crime scene unit, over a decade of teaching, journal publications, and numerous speaking events.

Private Programs

Private workshops can be booked for groups (subject to availability). The minimum group size is 25 and the maximum is 50. To book your private event, please email our programs team or call 888-582-4253 ext. 229.

Jennifer Hall Rivera: Dr. Jennifer Rivera Ed.D. is the Education Specialist for Answers in Genesis and the Creation Museum.

Dates and Times

March 28, 2019

12:00p.m.

April 11, 2019

12:00p.m.

April 25, 2019

12:00p.m.

June 20, 2019

12:00p.m.

July 11, 2019

12:00p.m.

Aug. 1, 2019

12:00p.m.

Aug. 22, 2019

12:00p.m.

Aug. 29, 2019

12:00p.m.

Sept. 12, 2019

12:00p.m.

Sept. 19, 2019

12:00p.m.

Oct. 3, 2019

12:00p.m.

Oct. 24, 2019

12:00p.m.

Dec. 5, 2019

02:00p.m.

Dec. 12, 2019

02:00p.m.

Dec. 19, 2019

02:00p.m.