Death: Meaning, Manner, Mechanism, Cause and Time
Scenario: Mysterious Death at the Fair describes the results of a contamination by E. coli.
Sometimes it is difficult to tell if someone is alive or dead.
Experts cannot agree on
A badly decomposed body is found in the woods. Using the skull, the face is
reconstructed and teeth are compared to the dental records of local missing
people. Several bullets and cartridge casings are found near the body, as is a
wallet containing what l
The Truth About Lying
1. What facial expressions are displayed when a person is feeling:
2. What is a microexpression?
3. What do you think Charles Darwin meant when he said, The ways we express emotion
Scenario: Someone Was Stealing Trees
A farmer reported several valuable trees had been cut down and stolen.
Investigators followed the clues, observing tire tracks, traces of paint, and other
Police matched pai
The truth about lying
Do fleeting changes of facial expression show whether someone is telling lies? Psychologist Paul Ekman believes he has the
answer, he tells Jon Henley
Lie To Me star Tim Roth demonstrates disgust: nose wrinkled; upper lip raised.
Criminal Science Investigations Release
I would like to welcome your child to the Forensic Science course at WW-P High School!
I have a number of exciting, hands-on activities planned for the coming year. The overall
goal of the course is to develop the s
Forensic Review Guide
1. Be sure to study the vocabulary on page 21 in your text and or study the flash cards on
2. List the 3 goals of a crime scene investigator
3. Describe Locards principle:
4. List 4 types of materials that can b
1. Fold evidence into a paper bindle. Describe how to bindle:
2. Fill out the EVIDENCE INVENTORY LABEL. Describe how to fill out the label. Be
specific: what info do you need to
Ms. Kamms FORENSIC SCIENCE
A young person was seen leaving a high school parking lot after having been near a car with a broken window;
the cars CD player was missing. The suspect was identified as having lig
Crime Scene Investigation and Evidence Collection
Lessons from the JonBenet Ramsey Case
In 1996, six-year old JonBenet Ramsey was found murdered in the basement of
This crime scene reveals how important it is for crime scene investig
Class policies: Forensic Science
Dear Students and Parents,
We have just completed our first marking period and I think we are off to a great start.
There have been several issues involving attendance and make up work that has become an
problem. It is wit
The Study of Hair
Scenario: Neutron Activation Analysis of Hair
Careful analysis of hair can provide important clues in an investigation.
History of Hair Analysis
Hair has been gathered as evidence for many years.
Cases are not s
FS-3: 1. Go to lab tables and get microscopes.
2. Get one bin from the front table.
3. Follow instructions to create "hair slides"!
4. Examine 6 animal hair types and 6 human hair types.
5. Diagram and describe on "Hair Lab Packet".
6. No home
A Study of Fibers and Textiles
I. Scenario: A Thread of Evidence
A. A string of murders of black youth rocked Atlanta in the1980s.
B. Police gathered a number of unusually shaped fibers.
C. Fiber match to the rug was the key to conviction.
Scenario: DNA Fingerprinting and Family Relationships
DNA profiling is an important tool for the forensic investigator because no two people
(except identical twins) have the exact same DNA.
DNA has been used since t
Blood and Blood Spatter
Scenario: Blood Paints a Picture
Blood can be used in two ways as evidence during an investigation: to extract DNA for
analysis or as physical evidence when blood spatter is studied.
Drug Identification & Toxicology
Scenario: An Accidental Overdose
definition and function of toxicology
methods of exposure to toxins in humans
factors involved in drug toxicity
functions of forensic toxicology
A Brief History o
Handwriting Analysis, Forgery, and Counterfeiting
I. Scenario: Master Forgers
Frank Abagnale forged bank notes, documents, and more in a criminal career that
took him around the globe. The reformed forger is now a consultant to banks and
Forensic Anthropology: What we learn from bones
Scenario: Burn Barrel Evidence Links Suspect to Murder
Chapter 13 will examine how someones identity, sex, height, race and
background can be revealed through analysis of their bones
Woman in the Car BONES season 1 #11
1. What specific information about the victim did they learn from the teeth?
2. What specific information did they learn about the child from the shoe?
3. List 3 specific ch