"Do Now"

Each of these 10 units also has an aligning “Do Now”. There is a set of 100 “Do Nows”,
which are photocopiable and sold for £100.

Each of the “Do Nows” gives students the opportunity to engage in scientific enquiry and
use their knowledge of science content in crime situations. Each “Do Now” only takes
about 30 minutes, so are perfect for homework, assessment and class introductions.
We offer a print and deliver service with each “Do Now” costing £1.00 for class sets of 50+.

Click here for a sample "Do Now"

List of "Do Nows":

Unit 1 - Introduction / History Unit 10 - DNA Analysis
Blank Lab Report Cold Case
Evidence Chart Unit 11 - Deductive Reasoning
Forest Murder Scene Bedroom Murder
Missing Person Bone Scatter
The Value of Evidence Careless Burglar
Wife Kills Husband Cigarettes in the Bin
Unit 2 - Crime Scene Processing Controversial Murder Case
Arson and Bomb Scenes Crime of Passion
Body in a Carpet Electrical Tape
Car Thief Gang War
Chocolate Cookies Items of Evidence
Forest Search Keys in Hand
Rubbish Check Killed Elsewhere?
Heavy Foot Traffic Problem Teeth
Pieces of Glass Stolen Gem
Traces of Heroin The Frogman Who Almost Drowned!
Unit 3 - Finger Print Analysis Whose Shoeprints?
Broken Window WIld Horses?
Rubbish Bin Unit 12 - General / Miscellaneous Concepts
The Box Cutter Arson Evidence
Types and Patterns Art Stolen
Unit 4 - Firearms Analysis Bite Marks
Four Injuries Bomb Suspect
Gunpowder Residue Brand New Clothing!
Gunshot Wound Broken Steak Knife
Handgun Broken Window
Multiple Shots Bullet Holes
Suspect Bullet Burned Car
Unit 5 - Drug Analysis Cause of Death 1?
Batteries Cause of Death 2?
Boom! Circumstantial Evidence
Boxes of Seafood Clocks
Chromatography Desert Grave
Clandestine Laboratory Explosion!
Coffee Beans Favourite Type of Sample!
Morphine in your Coffee? Flies in a Barrel
Ultraviolet Spectroscopy Forensic Botanists
Unit 6 - Hair and Fibre Analysis Geographic Profiling
Head Injury Glass Comparison
Plant Fibres Hydrophonic Marijuana
Unit 7 - Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Insect Eggs
A Brutal Beating Insect Evidence
Bloodstained Mattress Mistaken Identity
Convenience Store Murders Not in the Mouth
Double Homicide Paint Chips
Husband Finds Wife Pipe Bomb
Man in Closet Soil Collection
Missing Father Suspect Arson
Shoe Soles Three Bottles
Unit 8 - Document Analysis Tied to Boat
Forged Cheques Transfer of Evidence
Forged Signatures X-raying Bodies
Unit 9 - Impression Evidence  
Axe Murderer  
Impressions in the Soil  
It Wasn't Me!  
Oblique Lighting  
Tyre Tracks