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WHO DUNNIT? is a great site
if you want to learn to be a sleuth by exploring the world of th forensic scientist.
Elementary and Middle School students can learn to take fingerprints, analyze unidentified powders, and other techniques to solve "The Case of the
Great online and offline activities that allow you and your students to
solve mysteries using science.
Find out what happened to the
local frog population, use a microscope to solve a mystery. These fourteen activities are designed to show science in a whole new light.
Forensic Entomology is the knowledge of insects used to aid legal
investigations. The creators of this website are consultants in forensic
entomology, but also explain how insects at a crime scene can offer clues.
Learn about the life cycle of insects, protocol (how to observe the scene
and collect specimens), the equipment you need to work with, and how to ship
Science runs smack into law enforcement as the FBI publishes its Handbook of
Forensic Services online. Learn about Evidence Examinations, Crimes Scenes
and learn Safety techniques while working with unknown substances.
Great site for ideas even if you don't buy the kits
The CSI Experience
Great Video on Footprint - also some simple ideas for Forensic investigations
FLASH FACE - Face recognition interactive
Have you ever wanted to be a police sketch artist? Well, now you can use the flashface app and create sketches of criminals or yourself and your friends. It provides a large number of each facial components including eyes, nose, mouth, hair, head, eyebrows, glasses, mustache, jaw and beard.