This web quest is aimed at introducing students to hair analysis in a forensic science setting. Topics included are the parts of hair, types of hair, how hair is analyzed, and the reliability of hair analysis.
This webquest is meant as an introduction to ionic and covalent bonding in chemistry. The assignment works through valence electrons, the octet rule, the transfer or sharing of electrons, and the properties of ionic and molecular compounds based on
This is a set of review questions for an AP level chemistry course focusing on resonance structures and formal charges but does also review Lewis structures, the octet rule, Born-Haber cycles, and lattice energy.
Have students explore the world of a forensic photographer with this webquest. The webquest breaks down the role of a forensic photographer as well as the use and application of photographs of a crime scene.
Have students work in pairs to fingerprint and then analyze a classmate's fingerprints. This activity focuses just on the methods of fingerprinting as well as identification of the basic pattern types (arches, whorls, and loops).
This powerpoint goes over the basic careers and history of forensic science focusing on the Locard Exchange Principle, the Frye Standard, and the Daubert Ruling. Good as a brief introduction to the subject of forensic science.
This powerpoint details the analysis of glass and how it is used in forensic science. Focus is on the main ways glass can be analyzed and then compared to known samples (color, fluorescence, UV spectroscopy, density, and refractive index).
This test is aligned to the textbook "Chemistry, a Molecular Approach AP Edition" by Nivaldo Tro and covers the materials for the third chapter covering molecules, compounds, and chemical bonds. The test is made up of AP style multiple choice and
This is an AP level chemistry exam following the Nivaldo J. Trio AP text book over The Lewis Model. The exam is formatted like the AP chemistry exam with AP style multiple choice questions and former AP free response questions. Topics included are
This powerpoint looks at the various types of paint and how paint can help match a suspect or weapon to a crime scene. Focus is placed on the parts of paint, gas chromatography, and thin-layered chromatography methods of analysis.
This powerpoint covers the entire subject of serology and how it relates to forensic science. Dive in to the presumptive and conclusive tests for blood, semen, and saliva. Once you know for sure what bodily fluid you are working with, the powerpoint
This test is aligned to the textbook "Chemistry, a Molecular Approach AP Edition" by Nivaldo Tro and covers the materials for the fifth chapter covering gases. The test is made up of AP style multiple choice and free response questions. Word
This powerpoint focuses on the first people who respond to a crime scene and their duties. Take a look at setting up a perimeter, the equipment necessary to enter a crime scene, how to control the scene, and photographing the evidence.
This test is aligned to the textbook "Chemistry, a Molecular Approach AP Edition" by Nivaldo Tro and covers the materials for the eighth chapter covering periodic properties of the elements. The test is made up of AP style multiple choice and free
One of the most central concepts in forensic science is the use of fingerprints in identification. This powerpoint goes through the different type of fingerprints as well as the minutiae details that are matched with known prints to identify a