How could water kill you? Forensic Biochemist Lesson Plan

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How could water kill you? Using a series of clues, students act as forensic biochemists to discover the source of a deadly illness. After the activity, students discuss:

- If something like this were to happen today, how might a forensic biochemist be involved?

- How could water be used in a crime? How might forensic biochemists respond?

- How can forensic biochemists help monitor and minimize human impacts on the environment?

Supports NGSS MS-ESS3-3. Purchase includes:

1. 90 minute 5E in-person lesson plan

2. access to online Forensic Biochemist career exploration resources including virtual job shadow video, fun career focused activity, and downloadable career information sheet (in English and Spanish)

3. student worksheet

4. answer key and exit ticket rubric

This resource works best with in-person learning. Perfect within chemistry, environmental science, or forensics unit!

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6 pages
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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NGSSMS-ESS3-3
Apply scientific principles to design a method for monitoring and minimizing a human impact on the environment. Examples of the design process include examining human environmental impacts, assessing the kinds of solutions that are feasible, and designing and evaluating solutions that could reduce that impact. Examples of human impacts can include water usage (such as the withdrawal of water from streams and aquifers or the construction of dams and levees), land usage (such as urban development, agriculture, or the removal of wetlands), and pollution (such as of the air, water, or land).

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