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Included with this purchase are 12 worksheets for episodes of the television program Forensic Files. Each of these worksheets focuses on serial killers and a variety of methods that forensic experts used to catch them. All of the episodes are available to view online for free (through YouTube) or can be purchased through other streaming services. This makes this program great for in-class, computer lab, extra credit, or homework assignments since most students will have access to the programs through a variety of means.
The question sheets go in order through each episode with a focus on the science behind each case as well as the legal circumstances. The episodes in this collection are meant for high school and college students as some contain graphic images from the actual crime scenes.
The episodes included in this bundle package (with their season and episode number) are:
Calculated Coincidence (Season 13, Episode 14)
A 13-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting the murder of a young woman and how police, forensic scientists, and ballistics experts connected the crime to an unsolved murder that took place years earlier in a distant state. *contains strong images* Serial Killer – Drew Planten
Common Thread (Season 2, Episode 1)
A 10-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting Florida police efforts to stop a serial killer of young women and how all of the cases had one tiny piece of forensic evidence linking them together. *contains strong images* Serial Killer – Bobby Joe Long
Insignificant Others (Season 12, Episode 9)
An 11-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting how police in Georgia used advances in forensic techniques to connect the deaths of two women over ten years apart. Serial Killer – Bart Corbin
Knot for Everyone (Season 3, Episode 2)
A 12-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting the murders of several women in California and how police had little evidence to work with until a psychological profile and an expert in elemental trace evidence helped them stop a serial killer. Serial Killer – Roger Kibbe
Penchant for Poison (Season 10, Episode 33)
A 13-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting the murders of several elderly people in Texas and how a breakthrough in forensic toxicology lead to the capture of a serial killer who used arsenic poison as his weapon. Serial Killer – Tim Scoggins
Sign of the Zodiac (Season 8, Episode 25)
An 11-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting the 1990’s copycat Zodiac crimes that took place in New York City and how astrology, fingerprints, DNA, and ballistics were used to apprehend the killer. Serial Killer – Eddie Seda
Sip of Sins (Season 7, Episode 19)
A 12-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting the murders of several women in Texas and how police made a mistake with their first suspect but managed to find enough forensic evidence to successfully get a conviction against their second suspect. Serial Killer – Faryion Wardrip
Southside Strangler (Season 1, Episode 6)
A 13-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting the historic case of the Southside Strangler serial killer and how police and forensic scientists used DNA for the very first time in a United States crime. *contains strong images Serial Killer – Timothy Wilson Spencer
Screen Pass (Season 12, Episode 12)
A 14-question worksheet to accompany this video that details the case of a missing teenage girl and how problems with the FBI’s fingerprint system derailed the police and how they eventually captured a surprising serial killer. Serial Killer – Robert Brown
Ties That Bind (Season 4, Episode 8)
A 12-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting how police and FBI worked to catch a serial killer who was preying on young boys in both Maine and Nebraska. Serial Killer – Jon Joubert
Touch of Evil (Season 14, Episode 8)
A 13-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting how police in New York used forensic methods and composite drawings to capture a killer who had spent years dismembering the bodies of his male victims. Serial Killer – Richard Rogers
Treads and Threads (Season 6, Episode 14)
A 13-question worksheet to accompany this video documenting how Tampa police hunted a serial killer who strangled his female victims. Police used tire tracks, carpet fibers, and dog hairs to help build a case against their suspect. *contains strong images* Serial Killer – James Randall
Two extended response questions are on the back of each worksheet (description and compare/contrast) which are perfect for reflection and discussion at the conclusion of the video. All worksheets are provided as MS-Word documents so you can edit as needed. Answer sheets are not provided.
I hope you and your students find this purchase useful and it gives them great insight into the important field of forensics. Please check my TPT store for additional Forensic Files worksheets and bundles. Thank you for your purchase and for taking the time to leave me positive feedback.
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