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Diatoms and Forensic Science

MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

ICT Capability Australian Curriculum General Capability: ICT Capability

1. Read the following article from The Conversation 11 April 2016 Reading

The Conversation

2. Analyse the article and create a Kahoot! about the content. Make sure you look at the science around diatoms

Kahoot

3. Share with your classmates and play one or two of their Kahoots!

 

 

A single strand of hair may now help catch the criminal!

High SchoolSecondary

LiteracyAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

1. Investigate the following article from The Conversation 8 September 2016 Reading

The Conversation

2. What have you learnt from this article? What is the Chemistry behind this discovery? What are the limitations?

Share with a partner. Then with another pair.

 

 

Did You Know?

There are other Forensic Science Activities on this website....

Forensic Cluster

Look at the Forensic Cluster.

Forensic Podiatry: Let's measure our feet and gait! Activity is available under the Podiatrist

Maggots and Murder Activity is available under the Entomologist

 

 

 

Websites, Games & Apps

CSI - Web Adventures
Recommended by Lucas


MiddleMiddle  High SchoolSecondary

Literacy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking
Personal and social capability
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Personal and social capability



5 Cases to solve

CSI Web Adventures
Arriving at the Scene: Game
[Virtual Museum: Canada] Recommended by Lucas

PrimaryPrimary
Critical
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking


Instructions
You are about to investigate a murder.

Your goal is to investigate all 3 areas of the crime scene:
•The place of entry
•The place of struggle
•The crime scene

Your mission is to discover 4 clues per area, for a total of 12 clues. This is easily done by rolling your mouse over the crime scene picture.
Arriving at the Scene
The Case of the Barefoot Burglar
Recommended by Lucas


PrimaryPrimary MiddleMiddle 
Critical
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking
Barefoot Burglar
Investigating Forensics
Recommended by Lucas

High SchoolSecondary

Critical
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

Literacy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy
Investigating Forensics
Forensic Science for Kids

PrimaryPrimary

Critical
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

Literacy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy



Introduction to Forensic Science for Kids
Forensic Science: Lesson Plans

MiddleMiddle 

Critical
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking



TeacherTeacher
A range of lesson plans (9 weeks worth) including Daily CSI Challenges; Crime Scenes & Testimonial Evidence;
Physical Evidence; Fingerprinting;
Impression Evidence Hairs & Fibers; 
Chromatography; Blood Basics; Forensic Entomology; Forensic Anthropology; DNA Evidence;  Arson Investigation; CRASH Unit; CSI Adventure (Geocaching Activity)
Lesson Plans
Whodunit? A Forensic Science Resource Book for Teachers by SciTech
53 pages PDF full of full activities. Aligned to the Australian Curriculum

TeacherTeacher

Critical
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

Literacy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Literacy

Numeracy
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Numeracy


Forensic Science Resource Book
Enquiring Minds - Bridges to Higher Education

Forensic Photographer


PrimaryPrimary

Critical
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking


Enquiring Minds
Forensic Photographer
Forensics

MiddleMiddle 

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking



Forensics
Splatter Spread

MiddleMiddle 

Critical
Australian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

Splatter Spread

WebQuests

A Murder on Midway Street! A Forensic WebQuest

High SchoolSecondary

CriticalAustralian Curriculum General Capability: Critical and creative thinking

A Murder on Midway Street - WebQuest

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