Introduce your students to forensics and how investigators use chemistry in forensics to solve crimes. You will definitely want to add this not-so-scary, hands-on experiment to your list of mock crime scene investigations (CSI) activities.
Your upper elementary or middle school students will love this mock crime scene classroom activity! This activity was designed for my homeschool co-op, but it can be used without any traditional classroom without modifications. This is a great alternative to graphic or scary CSI activities. This lab is easy to set up with common materials you can easily find at your local grocery store. Tested and approved by my students - this is a FUN activity that your students will love!
Here is the scenario:
There has been an influenza outbreak in the science class. Students analyze the evidence using paper chromatography to link the suspect to the crime.
This product includes the following:
✔️Classroom Version for the traditional classroom
✔️Homeschool Version for homeschoolers or co-ops
✔️Student instructions and follow-up questions
✔️Photos of each step of the procedure
Introduce your students to forensics and how investigators use chemistry in forensics to solve crimes. You will definitely... read more