forensic science

Crime Lab

Extend learning with these resources.

Pre- and post-visit activities

Fingerprint Analysis
Learn and observe the different types of fingerprints.

Collect Your Own DNA (PDF)
Extract your own DNA for an up-close look.

Candy Chromatography
Use forensic science to analyze different types of candy.

Additional resources

American Academy of Forensic Sciences

Science Spot: Forensic Science Lessons

Discovery Channel Forensic Science Lesson Plans

Forensic Science Resource List

CSI Web Adventures

Career connections

American Academy of Forensic Sciences: Choosing a Career