Category Archives: Forensic Science

Teaching Forensic DNA analysis to 4th graders again

It’s been so long since I worked in forensic DNA, but I do keep up to date.  Occasionally I get to give lectures to schools.  I gave one lecture to a class of first year biology students at a university … Continue reading

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CSI games at Ruff Ruffman

My 7.5 year old daughter loves exploring PBS Kids website Fetch with Ruff Ruffman. She found a couple of neat crime scene games to play. Being a former forensic scientist, this is a cool little dry lab for kids to … Continue reading

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Forensic Chemistry – identify the mystery substance.

I saw this really cool Whodunit? experiment on Fetch! With Ruff Ruffman on PBS kids a while back. I’ve been dying to do it ever since and I finally got around to doing it with the kids. We made a … Continue reading

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