CSI Forensics MiniLab

Who killed Dr. Ward?

    • Engaging scenario introduces popular forensic topics
    • Students examine hair, fingerprints, and DNA to link one of the suspects with the crime scene
    • Students must integrate multiple lines of evidence and apply logical reasoning to solve the crime
    • Exercise culminates with hands-on electrophoresis experiment with DNA from crime scene, victim, and three suspects

Difficulty Level: 


SKU: M3005
Lab techniques covered:
Gel Electrophoresis
Major HKDSE-related chapters:  DNA fingerprinting

Teacher and Student Guide downloads:

Materials included:

  • 6 DNA samples
  • GreenGel Cups
  • Running buffer
  • Pipette tips 
  • Microcentrifuge tubes