Program presentation: Students will work as investigators in forensic laboratories.
They will investigate mysterious murder cases using a combination of both forensic analytic technics and forensic tools such as fiber and density analysis, chemical analysis and identification of chemical substances. They will collect evidence and they will solve the cases.
Teacher will prepare the crime scene and guide students into solving the case. The purpose for students is to learn how to collaborate and how to follow a specific scientific method. They should use modern forensic technics, and keep the safety rules in order to solve the case and to not contaminate the evidence.
Topic 1: What is forensic science. How to collect evidence and how to develop visual observeness.
Topic 2: Locard’s Principle. Case Ι – Who commit the murder?
Topic 3: Case ΙΙ. The artist’s brush. Part 1: Who stole the brush?
Topic 4: Case ΙΙ. The artist’s brush. Part 2: Is it original?
Topic 5: Case ΙΙΙ. The unusual fragment. Part 1: Who is the killer? Part 2: What was the murder weapon?
Topic 6: Case ΙV. The torn sleeve
Topic 7: Case V: The Fraudulent Tread
Topic 8: Chemical detection of fingerprints
Topic 9: Case VI: Robbery in school. Who is the thief;
Topic 10: Open case. Design a case and solve it with your students
- Chemistry: Chemical reactions, basic laboratory techniques
- Biology: DNA, Blood composition, biological substances