Food Forensics: A Case of Mistaken Identity
Ninth graders explore the specific reaction between an antigen and the antibody that recognizes it. They carry out an exploratory experiment leading to the concept of specificity.
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Forensic Sciences: A Crime Scene Investigation Unit
Mr. Bergman has been murdered and we need you to solve the crime! The cross-curricular unit covers 11 different types of forensic science and includes 17 activities. Scholars perform blood type analysis, blood spatter analysis, height...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Proposed Treatment to Fix Genetic Diseases Raises Ethical Issues
Should genetic scientists be permitted to alter mtDNA to eliminate birth defects? That is the question examined in Rob Stein's article for NPR that explores the ethical issues raised by this research.
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Interdisciplinary Applications of Chemistry Through Engineering in Modern Medicine
High schoolers explore the different techniques used in forensic science. For this chemistry lesson, students investigate a fictional crime and identify the culprit. They create a brochure or collage career bulletin.
9th - 12th Science