Forensic Crime Lab

Forensic Crime Lab

Class Description

In this interdisciplinary learning experience, students analyze and interpret evidence to identify the victim and the perpetrator at a staged crime scene. They reach their conclusions using chromatography, forensic entomology, blood typing, skeletal identification, and other means of discovery that are based on the principles of the scientific method. Requires the assistance of at least six chaperones.

Grade Level: 5-6
LINK: Ancient Egypt Gallery

State Standards, Benchmarks, and GLE’s

(SI-M-A1) Identify problems, factors, and questions that must be considered in scientific investigation

(SI-M-A1) Use a variety of sources to answer questions

(SI-M-A2) Design, predict outcomes, and conduct experiments to answer guiding questions

(SI-M-A3)  Record observations using methods that complement investigations (e.g., journals, tables, charts)

Classroom Activities
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