Intro to Forensics Career Exploration STEM Challenge (distance learning)

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6th - 10th, Homeschool
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36 pages
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If you have students who love a good mystery, this Intro to Forensics Career Exploration Challenge is just what you need! In this self-guided distance learning career exploration mini course teenage students will see a day in the life of diverse forensics professionals, understand what the career entails, practice skills needed to succeed as a forensic scientist, and test drive forensics careers through online and inquiry-based activities. Delivered in interactive GoogleSlides and PDF formats, including:

1. online forensics career exploration resources including virtual job shadow YouTube video, career information sheet in English and Spanish, and career 'test drive' activity

2. what is forensics video and day in the life video series with reflection question

3. printable Steps to Becoming a Forensic Scientist infographic (as a bonus print it out and display as a poster in your classroom!)

4. types of forensic scientists googleslide presentation with additional online career exploration resources also including even more virtual job shadow YouTube videos, career information sheets in English and Spanish, and career 'test drive' activities (11 slides)

5. short quiz with answer key

6. open-ended Fingerprint Forensics Investigation project with student-friendly step by step directions using simple materials (ex: tape, marker, ziploc bag)

7. project rubric (1 page googledoc)

8. links to additional online resources to explore careers in forensics

9. printable 'collect evidence / analyze evidence / report findings' flow chart poster (as a bonus print out this one as well for display in your classroom!)

This Challenge is provided as one cohesive Google Slides and PDF document with embedded links to corresponding online activities for easy uploading and sharing in your online classroom! It will take at least 3 hours for students to complete this Forensics Challenge independently - a fun distance learning activity!

Supports CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.6-8.9, NGSS MS-LS2-2, and TEKS.SCI.8.2.A, TEKS.SCI.7.11.C, TEKS.SCI.6.4.A, TEKS.SCI.7.2.A.

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Total Pages
36 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
3 hours
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Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
Compare and contrast the information gained from experiments, simulations, video, or multimedia sources with that gained from reading a text on the same topic.
NGSSMS-LS2-2
Construct an explanation that predicts patterns of interactions among organisms across multiple ecosystems. Emphasis is on predicting consistent patterns of interactions in different ecosystems in terms of the relationships among and between organisms and abiotic components of ecosystems. Examples of types of interactions could include competitive, predatory, and mutually beneficial.

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