‘Innocence Project’ Project: Importance of Forensic DNA Evidence

DNA Fingerprinting Evidence - Innocence Project

This Forensics Project demonstrates the power of DNA testing as evidence. It will give students the chance to learn about the work of the Innocence Project: a non-profit group that helps people who have been wrongfully imprisoned. The Innocence Project has led to nearly 400 people being released from prison, some of them even from death row.

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FREE True Crime/Forensic Files Video Guide

Forensic Files Video Response Guide

This FREE one page Forensic Files video guide will work with almost any true crime video or article.

In my Forensic Science class, we have ‘Forensic File Friday’ every week, where I show them an episode of Forensic Files that aligns with whatever evidence topic we are learning about at the time. It is a great chance for them to see real CSI in action solving true cases. But I want it to be time well spent! So I made this Response sheet for them to fill out as they watch.

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Forensic Science Autopsy Activity for High School

Teach Forensic Science! How to create a Forensic Autopsy for your students.My favorite subject to teach is Forensic Science. It is the perfect mix of applied Biology, Chemistry, Math, and the Yuck-Factor that students just love!

And no topic in Forensic Science has more ‘yuck’ than the study of dead bodies. Students look forward to this unit all year! They are never disappointed.

Reading, hearing, and seeing pictures about Autopsies  just doesn’t cut it. Students need hands-on experience to really learn and appreciate the work of Forensic Medical Examiners.

But murder victims are hard to come by for use in the classroom!

So in my forensic science class, we use Rats. This post is all about how to turn a Rat into a murder victim!

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