National Award Winning Author, Scientist, and Artist.

School Visit Programs

with Dr. Ruth Ballard

Two Programs, One Mission: Excellence in Common Core and STEM Education, Grades K-12

SCHOOL VISIT PROGRAM

FORENSIC SCIENCE MADE SIMPLE

School Visit Program tailored for audiences: Grades 7-12

What’s it like to be a forensic scientist? Is it as exciting as it’s depicted on TV? You bet it is!

This unique program, led by a forensic DNA expert, gives high school students a peek into the profession, including stories from the trenches, career advising, and forensic biology mini-labs!

SCHOOL VISIT PROGRAM

A BRIGHT TOMORROW

Can scientists teach elementary school students about climate change? You bet they can - if they do it with pizzazz! This program is led by a national award winning children's book author and Sacramento State biology professor who uses age-appropriate fairy tales and cartoon art to deliver an urgent message, painting an uplifting vision of the future that kids can get behind!

A school visit program tailored for audiences of diverse ages, intended for grades K-6

• Classroom visits and school assemblies
• Common Core and next generation science standards.
• Spots are filling up quickly for 2019-20, so book today!
• Special Module for Northern California: STAR PARTIES with Dr. Ballard’s telescope!

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California State University, Sacramento
Department of Biological Sciences

6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6077

Ruth E. Ballard, Ph.D.

Professor of Biological Sciences and Forensic DNA Expert

E-mail: ballardr@csus.edu
Phone: (916) 278-6969
Cell: (916) 835-3757
Fax: (916) 278-6993

Office: SQU Hall 108 (CSI-TRU)