Year 10
Year 10

Forensic Science

Discover the underlying principles in chemistry, physics and biology associated with the intriguing world of Crime Scene Investigation. Explore how scientific principles reveal the hidden secrets of the criminal atrocities occurring in modern society. Throughout this course you will develop an understanding of topics such as Crime Scene Protocol (searching for evidence) Human Identification (fingerprint identification, DNA, blood analysis, anthropology, dental analysis) and Evidence Analysis (Fibres, hair, toxicology). This course endeavours to relate all theory to practical applications, exploring criminal case studies, allowing you to develop a sound understanding of the methods of forensic science.

Assessment

  • Practical task: DNA extraction
  • Practical task: Blood Spatter Analysis
  • Tests and Exam