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Crime Scene 2: Kidnapped! The Case of Jason Worth

Crime Scene 2: Kidnapped! The Case of Jason Worth

Students Apply Science Principles and Relate the Conclusion to a Criminal Investigation All the intrigue, mystery, and excitement of an actual case arrives in your lab with this lab activity.

• Case-Based Scenario • Biology and Chemistry Concepts

Crime Scene 4: Terror from Paradise Kit

Crime Scene 4: Terror from Paradise Kit

Employ Forensics to Stop a Terrorist Plot Your students can become agents in charge of preventing a terror attack in this real life simulation as they perform tests that have become customary in the fight against terrorist plots.

• Students Apply Science Principles and Relate the Conclusion to a Criminal Investigation • Case-Based Scenario

Crime Scene V: Abandoned Shed Kit

Crime Scene V: Abandoned Shed Kit

Blood Evidence Analysis Solves the Crime You are the crime scene investigator charged with conducting five blood analysis tests to help solve the mystery of the abandoned shed, which seems to be the center of a lot more garden tool storage.

• Case-Based Scenario • Biology and Chemistry Concepts

CSI: Who Killed Henry Ward? Kit

CSI: Who Killed Henry Ward? Kit

You be the detective! This kit addresses several different approaches for conducting a crime scene investigation.
• Link to a real-life scenario • Aligned with NGSS Life and Physical Science DCIs: LS1, LS2, LS3, LS4 and PS2. • Contains analysis of many types of evidence • Estimated class/lab time required: 160 minutes over 4 class periods

Dealing With Murder: Dead and Breakfast Lab Activity

Dealing With Murder: Dead and Breakfast Lab Activity

Merge Scientific Method with Literacy In the Ultimate “Whodunnit” Clues continue to unfold as students become critical readers in this engaging lab activity.

• Includes a reference poster with clues and a CD-ROM containing all required print material

Dealing With Murder: Fatal Error Lab Activity

Dealing With Murder: Fatal Error Lab Activity

Use Critical Thinking and Literacy Skills to Solve an Exciting Murder Mystery Richard Webster and his crack staff of software developers have locked themselves in a think tank until their ground-breaking computer program “Rosebud” is complete. When the doors finally open Webster’s dead body is discovered, apparently strangled by a mouse cord, and his prized program is erased.

• Activity includes a laminated reference poster with clues and a CD-ROM containing all required print material

Forensic Analysis of Glass Kit

Forensic Analysis of Glass Kit

Can broken glass crack the case?
This lab demonstrates how intrinsic properties of glass can be used to distinguish common types of glass.
• NGSS Physical Science DCIs PS1, PS3 • Pre and post-laboratory assessments • Links to real world concepts • Estimated class/lab time required: 160 minutes over 2-4 days

Master Forensics Kit

Master Forensics Kit

Enough materials for an entire unit on crime scene investigation. Apply the disciplines of biology, chemistry, and physics with the materials and procedures introduced in this activity. Several techniques used in forensics are covered and include the analysis of fingerprints, soil, hair, documents, and drugs and poisoning.

• Grades 7-14 • Combination of 5 kits

Murder at Old Fields Kit

Murder at Old Fields Kit

A breakthrough forensic science lab activity based on the actual details of a double murder that took place on the Smith Farm in Old Fields, NY in 1842.
This is the most engaging way for middle and high school students to meet federal and state science standards, particularly the standards regarding of Evidence-Based Inquiry.
• Hair Analysis • Blood Typing • Fingerprint Analysis • DNA • Shoe Impressions • Pathology • Blood Spatter

Sherlock Bones: Identification of Skeletal Remains Kit

Sherlock Bones: Identification of Skeletal Remains Kit

Is the victim a male or female?
This lab provides students with experience with the process of epiphyseal union as well as using Vernier calipers.
• NGSS Life Science DCIs LS1, and LS2. • Pre- and post-laboratory assessments • Links to a real world scenario • Estimated class/lab time required: 45-60 minutes

Simulated Blood Typing “Whodunit” Kit

Simulated Blood Typing “Whodunit” Kit

What Is It Like to Analyze a Crime Scene? This lab addresses several different approaches for conducting a crime scene investigation. Its scenario-based activity allows students to become detectives and determine “”whodunit”” while using Ward’s® completely safe Simulated Blood.

• NGSS Life Science DCIs LS1, LS3 • Pre and post-laboratory assessments • Links to real world concepts • Estimated class/lab time required: 45 minutes over 1 day

The Case of the Contaminated Creek

The Case of the Contaminated Creek

Standards-aligned for optimal use! Analyze macroinvertebrate species, hair samples, glass samples, lip prints, DNA data, and other assorted clues as students try to deduce why someone attacked a woman while she was taking samples at a creek.

• Materials for 30 students • Digital teacher/student manuals with answer keys • Fake Facebook pages, suspect videos, and more!

The Case of the Kidnapped Cookies Lab Activity

The Case of the Kidnapped Cookies Lab Activity

Identify the Culprit and Stage a Trial
Who stole the cookies from the cookie jar? In this cross-curricular caper, the beloved Otis Spunkmeyer is kidnapped and the students have to figure out which of their staff members took their warm chewy cookies.
• The set comes with enough materials for 30 students, a teacher’s guide, student worksheets and casebooks, and a rubric • A microscope, required, is available separately

The Case of the Missing Mascot Lab Activity

The Case of the Missing Mascot Lab Activity

Deduce, Try, and Convict the Culprit The school mascot is taken. There’s a note, some strange-looking leaves, a mouth guard and some white fibers left at the scene. Who took the mascot?

• Includes enough material for 30 students, a teacher’s guide, student worksheets and casebooks.

Ward’s® Evidence Collection Kit

Ward’s® Evidence Collection Kit

Collect Evidence like the Experts Gather forensic evidence like a pro with these kits of basic materials and equipment. Lead your class in a series of crime scene simulations and ensure proper collection and documentation techniques by providing high quality supplies.

• Necessary Supplies for Investigations In One Comprehensive Package • Replacements Available • Equipment only (does not include activities)

Ward’s® Mystery at 323 Maple Street Forensic Simulation

Ward’s® Mystery at 323 Maple Street Forensic Simulation

Students use observational and analytical skills to find out “Whodunit.” A crime has been committed at 323 Maple Street, and your class is the team of investigators assigned to find out where the crime took place, if the criminal acted alone, and even the type of clothing worn by each suspect.

• Grades 6-12 • Real World Case Based Scenario • Combination of 6 Activities

Ward’s® New York Vikings: A Lab Activity in Forensic Anthropology and Geology

Ward’s® New York Vikings: A Lab Activity in Forensic Anthropology and Geology

Analyze human bone, artifacts, and rocks. In this forensic science activity, students will apply hands-on forensic techniques to analyze a scenario involving multiple lines of anthropological, archaeological, and geological evidence from human bone replicas, artifact photos, and rocks.

• Grades 9-12 • Real World Case Based Scenario • Estimated class/lab time required: 180 minutes over 4 days

Ward’s® Sealed with a Kiss Kit

Ward’s® Sealed with a Kiss Kit

Are lip prints like finger prints? Someone has been mailing anonymous love letters to the captain of the football team and sealing each one with a kiss.
• NGSS Physical Science DCI PS1 • Pre and post-laboratory assessments • Links to real world concepts

Where Has My Little Dog Been? Kit

Where Has My Little Dog Been? Kit

Use multiple forms of evidence analysis. Poor puppy Plato was dognapped. Now that he is safely back home, it’s time to test the evidence and determine the culprit of the canine caper.

• Test the evidence and determine the culprit • Six different activities