Explore the world of forensic science with your students. Interactive games with cases to solve, creating fingerprints,reading blood splatters, and learning how to extract DNA are all part of learning how crimes are analyzed. Included is eThemes Resources on Forensic Science.
Solve three levels of on-line cases. Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, this site includes activities from blood spatter analysis to DNA extractions. An Educator's guide is provided. Additional links to forensic science are given.
Students work together as forensic teams to solve "fictional" cold cases after researching actual crimes that have occurred within their state. A PowerPoint description and template of the project can be downloaded.
Use this site from the FBI to learn about solving cases, fingerprint technology, and history of the FBI. Interactive activities and videos explain crime-solving. Links to the "Laboratory Services" in main page gives extensive information on forensic science and analysis.
These sites explain how forensic science and the scientists that study physical evidence and solve crimes. Many sites focus on fingerprints, hair fibers, bones, blood, and more. Here are lots of resources like games, simulations, case study, and articles which can help with teaching and learning. There are links to an eThemes Resource on espionage and spies.