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Forensic DNA Evidence Notes! Teacher Slides + Review Questions

DNA Evidence Notes with Teaching Slides and a Google Form review. Teach your students how CSI use DNA Evidence in Forensic Investigations! How are DNA Fingerprints used to solve crime? NO PREP – flexible for digital and in-class use.

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DNA Evidence Notes with Teaching Slides and a Google Form review. Teach your students how CSI use DNA Evidence in Forensic Investigations! How are DNA Fingerprints used to solve crime? NO PREP – flexible for digital and in-class use.

Forty one Google Slides!

Topics covered:

  • What is DNA?
  • Where can DNA be found at a crime scene?
  • How is DNA Evidence collected and stored?
  • History of DNA Evidence
  • What is the value of DNA as evidence?
  • Limitations of DNA evidence
  • Steps for making a DNA Fingerprint
  • Using DNA when there is no body
  • Post Conviction DNA Testing – mention of the Innocence Project

 

Includes ethical questions, great for class discussion or written response:

  • Whose DNA should be stored in CODIS?
  • Should police need a warrant to collect DNA of a suspect from trash without their consent?
  • Should investigators be able to use private company databases like 23andMe to find DNA of suspects and relatives?

 

Four page notes sheet gives your students a chance to write down what they learn. Same notes sheets are also provided in a Google Slide set for students to compete digitally!

Includes DNA Evidence Notes sheet KEY

Google Form: 10 multiple choice questions on self-grading Google Form! Use as an assessment, review, Check In or Exit Ticket!

All 100% Editable!

Take a look at the preview of the DNA Evidence Notes!

 

Five Stars!

What some happy teachers are saying about this resource in our Teachers Pay Teachers store:

My kids are VERY interested in forensic science, this was the perfect addition to our coverage of some aspect of biotechnology.              – Aprille M.                   December 10, 2021

My students really enjoyed this and it was easy to use.                     – Sophia S.             September 24, 2021

Great learning resource – students were engaged and had fun learning.                   – John R.             June 22, 2021

 

Everything you need to teach Forensic DNA Evidence! NO PREP! DNA Evidence teaching slides, notes sheets, DNA Fingerprinting Digital Model activity, and Project!
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