Fiction is filled with great detectives, like Sherlock Holmes - able to conclude the way in which someone met an untimely demise and, through careful observation, obtain clues as to who the perpetrator of the crime was. This time-honoured tradition is as popular now, in the form of the numerous 'CSI' spin-offs and many other forensic procedural T... Read more »

Tuning in

A tuning in activity helps students to define and focus on the issues they will be dealing with in the unit of work.

  1. Real-life CSI – An Introduction To Forensic Science – Science – Year 10
    Real-life CSI – An Introduction To Forensic Science – Science – Year 10

Finding Out

Students will need to obtain more information about the issues they are going to investigate. They can identify questions of interest and research these either in small groups or on their own. Once information is gathered, it can be shared using chosen communication methods e.g. short presentations. Students can continue finding out by completing a range of investigations, including gathering data. They use appropriate methods to present and communicate what they have found out.

  1. Real-life CSI – Trace evidence – Science – Year 10
    Real-life CSI – Trace evidence – Science – Year 10
  2. Real-life CSI – Bloodstain Analysis – Science – Year 10
    Real-life CSI – Bloodstain Analysis – Science – Year 10
  3. Real-life CSI – Cracking the case with the code – Science – Year 10
    Real-life CSI – Cracking the case with the code – Science – Year 10
  4. Real-life CSI – Forensic Psychology – Science – Year 10
    Real-life CSI – Forensic Psychology – Science – Year 10
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  9. Real-life CSI – DIY Crime Scene – Science – Year 10
    Real-life CSI – DIY Crime Scene – Science – Year 10