CVA Forensic Science
Module 8 – Forensic Toxicology & Serology
A8.02.1 Blood Spatter Analysis
Forensic serology is the science that deals with blood and body fluids to
determine if it is human and if it can be traced to a particular source. In
addition to serological testing, blood spatter analysis can provide
valuable information to help reconstruct the events at a crime scene to
support or refute statements made by the suspect, the victim, or
This assignment has 2 parts. The first part has specific sections of an
online article for you to read about what the experts in blood spatter
analysis do. The second part will have you create some spatter of your
(Assignment adapted from: -
Use the following link for this part of the assignment.
Explain the physical properties of blood
when it drops that allows experts to
recreate a crime scene.