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The Outer Planets: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A long time ago, a galaxy formed that contained a solar system with eight planets—or nine depending on who is counting. A collection of 22 lessons has middle schoolers examine the Outer Planets of the solar system. They calculate the...
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Forensic Science: Case of the Missing Diamond Maker

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Someone stole a diamond-making machine. Who done it? Scholars use forensic science at six different stations to determine the culprit. They analyze fingerprints, use their senses, and complete chemistry experiments to determine the...
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Forensic Sciences: A Crime Scene Investigation Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Mr. Bergman has been murdered and we need you to solve the crime! The cross-curricular unit covers 11 different types of forensic science and includes 17 activities. Scholars perform blood type analysis, blood spatter analysis, height...
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For Teachers K - 6th
Capture your unique print. Individuals ink a finger and create a print on a deflated balloon. By blowing up the balloon, pupils get a magnified view of their unique print. They see if they can identify any loops, whorls, and arches in...
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Patterns and Fingerprints

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Human fingerprint patterns are the result of layers of skin growing at different paces, thus causing the layers to pull on each other forming ridges. Here, groups of learners see how patterns and fingerprints assist scientists in a...
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My Body My Senses

For Teachers K - 5th
In a comprehensive unit of activities, learners explore the five senses. Youngsters discover the many different body parts and their functions that allow humans to have sense of sight, touch, smell, taste, and hearing. The best way to...
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The DNA of our Fingerprints

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
No two people are exactly alike, and nothing proves that fact more than our fingerprints. Offering a series of fun educational activities, the second lesson in this series engages children in solving the mystery of who took the candy...
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Fingerprint Fun

For Students 4th - 5th
In this science worksheet, students investigate the unique characteristics of human fingerprints by first making a print of every digit in the labeled boxes. Students then examine their fingerprints, looking for an arch, whorl or loop.
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For Students 5th - 8th
This activity provides an interesting way for learners to review vocabulary and practice comprehension skills. There is a six-paragraph passage about the process of fingerprinting and the role it takes on convicting criminals. Eleven...
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Human Fingerprints: No Two The Same

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners will be offered numerous opportunities to further enhance their observational skills as well as the integration of math with their continual exposure to the metric system, measurement, and graphing to represent their data....
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Who Done It?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pick and choose which activities to include in this crime scene investigation. Junior detectives can examine fingerprints, DNA, blood samples, or bone structure.  The plan suggests you have teams solve a mystery, but it does not give you...
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Is Your Spot Hot?

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore global warming. In this Earth Science lesson plan, 8th graders will look for Harbingers and fingerprints for different areas. The students will identify an area at risk and they will then create a presentation to...
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Human Fingerprints: No Two the Same

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore scientific observations by analyzing a group of data. In this fingerprint identification lesson, 6th graders identify the reasoning behind fingerprinting and create their own ink fingerprints. Students discuss the...
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Gimme Five!

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this gimme five worksheet, students examine, explore and assess what our fingerprints tell us about each other. Students classify their fingerprints and then utilize a bar graph to examine the class data collected.
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DNA Fingerprinting

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students discuss DNA Fingerprinting and gel electrophoresis before participating in a crime solving activity. Students simulate their DNA using adding tape and complete the steps necessary to do a gel electrophoresis. They discuss the...
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Fabulous Forensic Fingerprints

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore the uniqueness of each person's individual body. They identify traits and characteristics of the human body, with a main focus on the uniqueness of fingerprints and footprints. Students examine and compare fingerprints....
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Hunt for the Serial Arsonist

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students prepare study, and graph fingerprint patterns. They create latent fingerprints and look for common features in their prints for classification.In addition, they create a graph showing the distribution of different patterns...
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Murder Mystery

For Teachers 4th - 12th
High schoolers examine how to capture foot prints while they simulate a criminal investigation. They discover how the clues are needed for identifying or eliminating murder suspects.
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lambda DNA Fingerprinting Simulation

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners perform restriction digests on DNA samples from four individuals, and then search for similarities between the individuals by running the restriction fragments on an electrophoresis gel.
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students put their fingerprints on ink and then on a paper and observe and discus what they see in their prints. In this fingerprints lesson plan, students see that no 2 fingerprints are alike.
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DNA Fingerprints

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers study DNA fingerprinting and how it is used in criminal investigations.  In this DNA instructional activity students interpret DNA fingerprints, explore the uses for fingerprinting and see the limitations of DNA testing. 
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Robert Munsch: Author Study

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students study Robert Munsch's style of writing. In this literature lesson, students read many of Robert Munsch's books, write a list of the characteristics found in his books, and write or orally tell a story using some of these...
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For Students 5th - 10th
In this fingerprinting worksheet, students answer short answer questions about fingerprinting and then fill out a fingerprint card. Students answer 5 questions.
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My Science Box: DNA Fingerprinting

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students identify DNA in a crime scenario. In this DNA lesson, students perform paper chromatography and compare it against the pens of various suspects.