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Subject: Mathematics (9 - 12), or Science (8 - 12), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: Bloodstain Pattern Doesn't Lie......
Description: Students will formulate a hypothesis about the relationship (linear, direct, indirect, etc.) between the distance a drop of blood falls and the diameter of the splatter it makes. To test their hypothesis, the students will work collaboratively to make blood droplets, on paper, from different heights. After graphing droplet diameter and height using a spreadsheet program, individual students will evaluate their hypothesis. Students will use their graphed data to: 1) write an equation for the mathematical relationship of droplet diameter and height. 2) interpolate the height from which a blood droplet made by someone else was dropped. The students will compare data from different groups to determine possible sources for differences.


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Subject: Arts Education (7 - 12), or Mathematics (9 - 12), or Science (9 - 12)
Title: Properties of Minerals
Description: This lesson will motivate students to recognize the basic building blocks of our planet. They will develop skills of observation and analysis. The students will begin the process of forensics on the basis of investigation and drawing conclusions from observations.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.


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Subject: Science
Title: Gait Recognition     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about one method of analyzing the way a person walks. Whether you've got a bounce in your stride or a swing in your step, the way you walk is more distinctive than you might realize. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
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Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Science
Title: Smart Gun     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the concept behind '' smart'' guns, which are designed to fire only in the hands of their owners. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
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Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Blood Drop Lab Activity
Overview:
This podcast was created to outline a lab activity on the analysis of blood droplets that can be utilized in the forensic science classroom.  The video contains footage from a high school classroom.  Students perform drops at varying heights to first determine the effect height has on the diameter of the drops.  The teacher then demonstrates the correct lab technique for performing drops at set angles. After performing their drops, the student then use the mathematical relationship between the height and width measurements to determine the actual angle of impact.  


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Subject: Science
Title: Gait Recognition     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about one method of analyzing the way a person walks. Whether you've got a bounce in your stride or a swing in your step, the way you walk is more distinctive than you might realize. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Subject: Science
Title: Smart Gun     
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the concept behind '' smart'' guns, which are designed to fire only in the hands of their owners. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks
Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12



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Forensics- Who Are You?
http://www.thescienc...
Website that covers the areas of forensics that is used for identification.

Podcasts


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Forensics- Who Are You?
http://www.thescienc...
Website that covers the areas of forensics that is used for identification.

Assessments


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Forensics- Who Are You?
http://www.thescienc...
Website that covers the areas of forensics that is used for identification.

Informational Materials


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Forensics- Who Are You?
http://www.thescienc...
Website that covers the areas of forensics that is used for identification.

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CSI: The Experience
http://forensics.ric...
The Experience provides practice using bloodstain pattern analysis, many investigative tools and techniques, DNA collection and analysis, DNA fingerprinting, fingerprinting, ballistics, basic anthropology, basic pathology and analysis of hair, fiber, glass,m soil and chemicals. Flash Player is required.

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Forensics- Who Are You?
http://www.thescienc...
Website that covers the areas of forensics that is used for identification.

Learning Activities


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Forensics- Who Are You?
http://www.thescienc...
Website that covers the areas of forensics that is used for identification.

Teacher Tools


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Forensics- Who Are You?
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Website that covers the areas of forensics that is used for identification.

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