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The American Biology Teacher (2017) 79 (9): 702–710.
Published: 01 November 2017
... biology course or a forensic science course. During this lesson, students examine a crime scene diagram and discuss evidence collection. Students then conduct a hands-on activity extracting DNA from wheat germ to simulate how DNA would be isolated from crime scene samples. Lastly the students will analyze...
The American Biology Teacher (2014) 76 (9): 615–619.
Published: 01 November 2014
... when working in various environments. This approach not only improves student skills through forensic microscopy but advances student retention of biosecurity requirements. Table 1. Examples of diseases presented in the module. Disease Common name Cause Affected organisms Avian...
The American Biology Teacher (2013) 75 (9): 682–691.
Published: 01 November 2013
... forensic analysis. CHROMOSOME 1 1 TTTTGTTTTT GTTTTTAACC ACTTTTCCAC AAGAAAAGAT GCTATCGAAT CTCTTGATTA 61 ACAGAATTTA TCATCTTTTC CACAAATTGT GGAAAACTTA TGTCCACATT GTGGACTCAT 121 CTTTTTTCAC CTGTGGAAAA CTTTCTCAAT TTATGGTAAA ATTTTCTTAT TACAATCTTG 181 ATAGGAGTAC ACTATGACAG...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (4): 241–244.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Laura K. Palmer This lesson uses characters from the Harry Potter series of novels as a ‘‘hook’’ to stimulate students' interest in introductory forensic science. Students are guided through RFLP (restriction fragment length polymorphism) analysis using inexpensive materials and asked to interpret...
The American Biology Teacher (2010) 72 (3): 153–155.
Published: 01 March 2010
...James McNeil Describing the progression of insects that arrive at a cadaver can be a useful and exciting tool for teaching students about complex concepts such as ecological succession. Figure 1. Lists of the forensically important insects used in both classroom scenarios for discussing...