Sci-High Forensics are delivering our exciting, authentic CSI Forensics Whodunit Workshops for schools in Scotland in November 2022. Forensics all the way from the crime scene to the courtroom – great science and loads of fun. Presented by degree-qualified professionals, the workshops have a full crime scene investigation, lots of practical and a role-play courtroom trial within a whodunit storyline with many twists and turns. The practical includes the key areas of DNA profiles, digital forensics and footwear marks. Our unique partly scripted role-play trials have humour as well as highlighting communication issues between scientists and lay people. Full day or half day workshops for up to 50 pupils, most often presented to pupils in the range P4 to S2. A free forensic science book written by Simon Shawcross of Sci-High is provided. We have a ten-year track record of very well received workshops. Safe delivery, enhanced DBS provided, and very competitive prices. For more information, please email using the form below or ring 07717 822078.

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    BTEC L3 Forensic Science – Boost Students’ Assignments

    Crime Scene Investigation is a highly accessible, curriculum-mapped textbook for Forensic Science BTEC L3 students and teachers. Alongside in-depth descriptions of the crime scene examination process, the book covers all the major evidence including DNA and digital forensics, and includes an example of a fully formatted forensic science statement together with  information on evidence interpretation and professional duties. Written for students and teachers new to the subject. Plenty of key information around which student assignments can be structured. Purchase from Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Crime-Scene…/dp/191603537X/

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    An authentic forensic science introductory textbook on evidence, collection and analysis

    Great book for CSI Forensics Primary School Projects!

    Is your primary school carrying out themed work or a project on forensic science? It’s a powerful way of introducing a range of scientific principles to the pupils and showing how science is used in the real world. There are lots of opportunities for practical work and role-play around simulated crime scenarios.

    The book ‘How to be a Forensic Scientist’ by top forensics educator and former forensic scientist Simon Shawcross is packed with information and practical ideas that can be fitted in to suit your project. It deals in a very accessible way with how work at crime scenes is carried out, and all the major evidence types including fingerprints, DNA, footwear marks and mobile phones. There are sections on maths in forensic science, writing reports, and how forensic scientists give evidence in court.

    The book helps schools to tailor projects to their own requirements – you can dip into it for information about different evidence types and ideas for practical – and link the projects to literacy and numeracy. Forensic Science is of equal interest to girls and boys and can show them how practical work and scientific ideas go together to produce powerful outcomes.

    A teacher reviewer said: ‘This book is a great resource for any Primary classroom teacher who is looking for a creative way to teach science in context. The book can be worked through or dipped into at various points, and has questions, scenarios and explanations from everything from examining a crime scene, looking for fingerprints, maths in forensic science and interpreting evidence as well and many other things. Really great for a half termly project and can be applied across the curriculum, and ideas can be adapted in lots of different ways. Great to get kids engaged in forensic science!’

    To purchase the book from Amazon please follow this link.

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    An introduction to forensic science for children aged 8 to 12

    A new forensic science reference book for students describes crime scene evidence recovery in detail. ‘Crime Scene Investigation’ is very accessible and directly relevant to BTEC Level 3 programmes. Ideal for students and teachers new to the topic. It covers: the Role of CSIs; Personnel at the Crime Scene; Crime Scene Equipment; Restriction of the Scene; Health and Safety; Risk Assessments; Searching; Crime Scene Notes and Sketches; Photography and Videography; Search Patterns; Limiting Contamination and Disturbance; Recovering Trace Materials; Marks and Impressions; Packaging; Storage and Transport of Evidence. Written by top forensic science educator Simon Shawcross. Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Crime-Scene-Investigation-Simon-Shawcross/dp/191603537X

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    Is your primary school carrying out themed work or a project on forensic science? It’s a powerful way of introducing a range of scientific principles to the pupils and showing how science is used in the real world. There are lots of opportunities for practical work and role-play around simulated crime scenarios.

    The book ‘How to be a Forensic Scientist’ by top forensics educator and former forensic scientist Simon Shawcross is packed with information and practical ideas that can be fitted in to suit your project. It deals in a very accessible way with how work at crime scenes is carried out, and all the major evidence types including fingerprints, DNA, footwear marks and mobile phones. There are sections on maths in forensic science, writing reports, and how forensic scientists give evidence in court.

    The book helps schools to tailor projects to their own requirements – you can dip into it for information about different evidence types and ideas for practical – and link the projects to literacy and numeracy. Forensic Science is of equal interest to girls and boys and can show them how practical work and scientific ideas go together to produce powerful outcomes.

    A teacher reviewer said: ‘This book is a great resource for any Primary classroom teacher who is looking for a creative way to teach science in context. The book can be worked through or dipped into at various points, and has questions, scenarios and explanations from everything from examining a crime scene, looking for fingerprints, maths in forensic science and interpreting evidence as well and many other things. Really great for a half termly project and can be applied across the curriculum, and ideas can be adapted in lots of different ways. Great to get kids engaged in forensic science!’

    To purchase the book from Amazon please follow this link.

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    An introduction to forensic science for children aged 8 to 12