DNA Profiling

Crime scene investigation shows are wildly popular in the U.S.A. and these shows frequently feature DNA as a key component of their weekly excursions. But how does DNA profiling actually work, and what does it accomplish? Get your students engaged in the process of analyzing DNA samples with this cool activity from HHMI BioInteractive! Grade(s): 9-12

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Chromatography

Give your students a fun and engaging activity that explores the process of chromatography: a process used in the field of forensic science to separate and analyze chemical mixtures. This activity can be used to teach chemistry or forensic science and is a great way to present a mystery to your class. Grades: 3-5

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