Intro to Forensics Unit Study Guide
1. What is forensics, and where does the term come from?
Forensic- relating to the application of scientific knowledge to legal questions
Latin word forensis, meaning of the forum.
2. What is perception?
Fingerprints, DNA, & Blood Unit Study Guide
Describe the history of fingerprinting, name key people involved, and tell what each person did.
First knows use: nearly 4000 years as signatures on clay tablets
In late 1700's, Andreas Mayer first noted that
Trace Evidence Unit Study Guide
1. Identify several purposes of hair.
Regulates body temp, acts as a sense organ, protects against sunlight, decreases friction.
2. Describe the four main parts of hair that we discussed, and tell what each part does.