Evidence and Investigation
Students sharpen their skills in observing and interpreting what they see by investigating evidence of human and animal activity. They explore and analyze indoor and outdoor environments as they look for footprints, markings, evidence of disturbance and things that are left behind. Through these studies, students learn to pose questions, devise investigations, recognize patterns and discrepancies, and think logically about what they have observed.
Students learn how to compare and contrast different types of fabrics for forensic usage.
Students explore how to capture and classify fingerprints.
Students explore how to analysis and understand footprints for use in the Evidence and Investigation unit.
Students learn how to use chromatography to analysis different pens and felts to determine their composition.