Untitled_document - 1 Discuss how science plays a crucial role in many courtrooms It helps the jury make a final decision 2 How has television impacted

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1. Discuss how science plays a crucial role in many courtrooms? It helps the jury make a final decision 2. How has television impacted the field of forensic science? It has impacted it most in bad ways, It can make people believe things that are not true in the real world 3. Explain the process behind the scientific method and how it has the potential to lead to a "feedback loop". When a tested hypothesis becomes a theory and a theory becomes a natural law 4. Explain the purpose of a trial and the roles of those in the courtroom (including the judge, prosecutor, defense attorney, and scientists). Judge makes the final decision, the prosecutor is the one who fights for the victim, the defense attorney fights for the one convicted, and the scientists provide information to help the judge make the right decision. 5. When collecting samples, discuss the importance of identifying a control. Control samples are something weird or unusual found at a crime scene 6. Explain why it was helpful for scientists to compare substrate samples in the arson case discussed in the video. If they didn't compare the samples the case wouldn't have been solved 7. Discuss the reliability of the analytical sciences in the courtroom. It is quite reliable and usually most accurate 8. Discuss the influence of bias in forensic science and provide an example from the video. It is important because since people wont believe that much or care when people say something

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