Great for a substitute, or a quick introduction to everything OJ Simpson, this guide accompanies the 85 minute Dateline NBC special, which can usually be found on youtube or vimeo. Please check that you can find a copy before purchasing this guide!
Students will first read about ancient uses for fingerprinting, the more modern history of fingerprinting, as well as notable people and their contributions to the study, leading up to today. They will then briefly learn about modern theories of
Have students research a real case, and show how topics you're learning about are applied to real cases! This project requires 3 90-minute blocks, and the end result is a powerpoint presentation that can be given on an optional 4th block.
Why is it necessary to follow crime scene procedure? What are the consequences of failing to do so? In this project, students will research people who have been wrongfully convicted of a crime, only to be exonerated years later. They will then
In this customize-able lab, students will make a bank of fingerprints using their own fingerprints and criminal aliases. They then dust for fingerprints and compare it to the fingerprint bank, in an effort to solve "The Case of the Missing Pencil
Meant to follow my "Dusting for Prints" lab (but not necessary), in my irregular surfaces lab students will be working on their own to develop prints they make on the sticky side of duct tape, on paper using iodine, on cardboard using ninhydrin, on
An all hands-on lab based on a true story about an uncovered mass grave that will show your students how to determine the age, gender, race, and stature for a set of bones. At the end of the lab is a list of individuals that each set of bones could
This handout accompanies the Age, Gender, Race, Stature Lab, an all hands-on lab based on a true story about an uncovered mass grave that will show your students how to determine the age, gender, race, and stature for a set of bones. At the end of
Create an attractive, educational timeline for your hallway! Used in my own classroom as a first day activity after discussing the syllabus and classroom procedures. This eye-catching activity will promote your class for you, and make your admins