Science - Forensics Science

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Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs R. Blair

Critical Thinking

This course is for students who have an interest in Forensic Science. How do detectives use science to solve crimes and prevent further injustices? What evidence from crime scenes will help identify suspects? You will learn about the analysis of trace evidence such as hair, fibre, fingerprints and DNA. Classes will involve the use of scientific skills from Biology, Chemistry and Physics to analyse and interpret crime scene evidence. Topics studied will include ballistics, blood spatter, chemical analysis, dissections, and fingerprints.


Departments:

Science



Pathway

NCEA Level 1 Science