Lesson Plan 7: Forensic detectives
Forensic detectives (Page 32 of the Teacher's Pack)
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Suitable for: 11-16 years
Curriculum and learning links:
- Separating mixtures, analytical and forensic techniques, human variation
- Recognise variation in human fingerprints
- Describe how chromatography can be used to separate pigments
- Investigate the differences between synthetic and natural fibres
Clip 19: Crime scene investigation - Following a burglary, Liz turns to the world of forensic science to try to determine which of the Bang presenters is the most likely culprit.
Clip 20: Forensic detective - Dr Yan shows how to use forensic science to help catch a thief using chromatography.