Forensics for cross-curricular STEM

The full presentation with a range of ideas to use for your STEM courses.

Slides for Forensics

Recipe for Simulated Blood:

  • 450 g Sugar

  • 1 cup water

  • Red Food Dye and cocoa powder to colour.

Simmer sugar and water until sugar is dissolved. Add food dye and cocoa until the desired colour is achieved.

Blood Splatter Simulation

We recommend using the Whose DNA was Left Behind DNA simulation using dyes. You can find the details of this kit here. You can see more details about DNA electrophoresis techniques here.


A great free resource for integrating an ICT and code unit into your forensics program this

Code Breaking