FREE Forensic Science Resources and Printables

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October 18, 2017

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If your teens love crime stories, and crime shows, then they may be interested in learning about Forensic Science in your homeschool.

FREE Forensic Science Resources and Printables
What exactly is Forensic Science?
Forensic science, or forensics, is the application of science to establish how historical events occurred and thereby provide impartial evidence that can be used in a court of law. The term forensic comes from the Latin word forensis, which refers to a Roman business place known as the forum. The forum was a busy site where civic meetings were convened and criminal matters were debated. People accused of a crime, and their accuser, would go the forum and their arguments were presented to the judiciary. Because of its historical connection, the word forensic is commonly used in modern language to refer to legal evidence that is presented in court.

FREE Forensic Science Printables:
Lab Safety Scientist Worksheet from Education.com
Vehicle Crime Scene Investigation Activity from Dolon Learning Resources
Historic Crime Cases Assignment Activity from Dolon Learning Resources
Forensic Science Fingerprint Activity from Dolon Learning Resources
Crime Scene Science Infographic

Forensic Science for Kids Play Based Learning  from Racheous
Forensic Science for Kids play-based learning, resources, printables and learning unit forensics

FREE Online Forensic Science Courses from Open Learn:
Forensic Science and Fingerprints
The Science Behind Forensics

CSI Web Adventures is a fun website for anyone interested in criminal or forensic science. There are tons of free resources and activities like:
FREE Educators Guide
FREE Family Guide
Rookie Training Demo Videos
Online CSI Activities

The Center for Forensic Science Research and Education has online courses, information for research projects, information on forensic science career fields and more!

FREE Forensic Science Resources and Printables FB
If your kids want to learn even more about Forensic and Crime Science they will love these books:

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