Science - Forensics Science

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Blair

Critical Thinking

From firearms to blood spatter analysis, from psychological tests to DNA sampling: the world of forensic science looks at the evidence with scientific skills. In this course, we will use Biology, Chemistry and Physics to analyse and interpret crime scene evidence. Learn about analysis of trace evidence such as hair, fibre, fingerprints and DNA. Topics studied will include human anatomy, genetics, blood spatter, chemical analysis, dissections, and fingerprints.  


NCEA Level 1 Science, NCEA Level 1 Science - Practical