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Forensic Science
Science
 
Description:

Forensic Science is an inquiry-rich integrated science course that focuses on practices and analysis of physical evidence found at crime scenes. A multidisciplinary approach will be followed, incorporating concepts in chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, statistics, psychology, communications, and the law. Possible topics covered include crime scene investigation and evidence examination, fibers and fabrics, fingerprinting, blood and blood spatter, glass evidence, and ballistics.

 
 
Outcomes:
Students will be addressing the following essential questions:

How do forensic scientists determine what evidence is of value?
How do forensic scientists use hair as evidence in solving crimes?
How can fabric and fiber be used as evidence in solving crimes?
What do crime scene investigators do to secure evidence at a crime scene?
How can glass be used as evidence in solving crimes?
How do forensic scientists use blood as evidence in solving crimes?

You can access the full course objectives: here