1. Forensic Science

    • Grade Range: 9, 10, 11, 12, Postsecondary
    Forensic Science is a course that introduces students to the application of science to connect a violation of law to a specific criminal, criminal...
  2. Lesson Plan: Scientific Method

    • Resource ID: 13552
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn to use the scientific method to solve an investigation, including all the steps of the method and an experiment in forensic analysis.
  3. Lesson Plan: Role of Forensic Pathologists and Anthropologists

    • Resource ID: 13564
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about the role of pathologists and anthropologists in criminal investigations. Students will have the opportunity to research a forensic science related career and create an informational brochure for that career.
  4. Lesson Plan: Lab Safety

    • Resource ID: 13550
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn the safe way of operating in the forensic science labs. Students will be expected to create lab safety posters as well as complete an MSDS activity for various chemicals.
  5. Lesson Plan: Forensic Paint Analysis

    • Resource ID: 13578
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students get an overview of paint elements and the steps involved in forensic paint analysis. The lesson also includes a paint layer determination lab.
  6. Lesson Plan: History of Fingerprinting

    • Resource ID: 13582
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    This lesson gives students an introduction to fingerprinting and includes the history and development of fingerprinting.
  7. Lesson Plan: Crime Scene Investigation

    • Resource ID: 13569
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students learn about various critical steps like obtaining, photographing, and preserving evidence at a crime scene. This lesson also, encourages an understanding of crime scene investigation, that is crucial for the forensic scientist to further analyze the crime and suspect.
  8. Lesson Plan: Legal Systems

    • Resource ID: 13567
    • Grade Range: 11, 12
    In this lesson, students will understand the importance of crime scene evidence and the different divisions who handle evidence from collection to courtroom.