This Forensic Science Autopsy Report activity is a great way to reinforce student learning of Death Investigations. This is designed to be used after students have learned how to identify evidence in death.Continue reading “Forensics Autopsy Report Activity for High School”
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.Continue reading “‘Innocence Project’ Project: Importance of Forensic DNA Evidence”
This Forensic Files List is the best way to find the episode you are looking for – one that is related to the topic you are studying!
‘Forensic Files’ Videos are FREE on the internet (YouTube, Peacock, imdb) – and a fantastic way to show your students Crime Scene Investigators in action!Continue reading “Forensic Files List – 30+ Episodes by Topic!”
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.Continue reading “FREE True Crime/Forensic Files Video Guide”
Forensic Science is an awesome class. With topics like ballistics, blood, and dead bodies – it is almost hard to make it boring! But how do you start? What can a teacher do on the first day that hooks students and lays a solid foundation for the rest of the course?Continue reading “Great Ideas for the First Day of Forensic Science Class!”
Here are some of the best FREE online forensics activities for High School and Middle School Forensic Science (no Flash Player required)! Resources cover DNA, Anthropology, Autopsies and more! All free and available online.
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!