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Forensic Science of Arson - Fire Investigation! No Prep! Use for Substitute!

Grade Levels
9th - 12th, Homeschool
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Fun Arson activity for your Forensic Science class. NO PREP! Great to use for a Substitute! Can be printed for the classroom or used for Distance Learning. All your students need is this sheet and the internet!

InterFire Online provides free access to their training program for Fire Investigators. Be sure you can access this website! tinyurl.com/yca568rf NOTE - the program runs on Flash Player.

HERE is a folder with a transcript and mp3s of each episode, which can be used if Flash is not available on your computer!

Students listen to a riveting auto story about a fire, and arson investigation. The case is written in the form of an audio book story, beginning with a 911 call that a neighbor is trapped in a house fire. The story gets more and more interesting as you learn that someone died in the fire, and there is indication of arson. Your students will be on the edge of their seats - mine always get really into it. Intrigue, betrayal, and murder!

Three quick (3-5 minute) YouTube video clips and notes sheet introduce students to fire investigation. The videos give them a chance to see what a house fire looks like, how investigators find signs of arson, and the work of arson dogs.

Resource Includes:

- Teaching guide

- One page Arson Introduction notes sheet with links to three YouTube video clips

- Four page guided response sheet to the Arson Investigation audio story


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Total Pages
5 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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