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Forensic Science

Forensic scientists working in the crime laboratory located in Ridgepoint House.
The forensic laboratory has been created to provide a dedicated blood screening service on all major crime exhibits that are submitted through to the forensic unit. The aim of this is to only submit exhibits with blood present which are likely to generate a DNA profile.
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Forensic scientists working in the crime laboratory located in Ridgepoint House.
The forensic laboratory has been created to provide a dedicated blood screening service on all major crime exhibits that are submitted through to the forensic unit. The aim of this is to only submit exhibits with blood present which are likely to generate a DNA profile.
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Grade : 9 - 12

Forensics will provide students with an in-depth knowledge of techniques and strategies used by forensic scientists. They will learn the steps involved in analyzing a crime scene in order to provide evidence that will be admissible in a court of law. Emphasis is placed on the investigative process. They will get a detailed knowledge of the industry in order to explore the potential for careers in forensic science.

Students will research different methods that forensic scientists use to solve crimes and analyze crime scene data to solve crimes themselves. Topics include collecting evidence, fingerprinting, blood-typing, ballistics, trace evidence, anthropology, and of course, DNA!

 

Course Objectives

  • Gain a thorough understanding of forensics and its applications.
  • Develop an appreciation for the investigative process.
  • Discover potential career opportunities in the field of forensic science

Additional Requirements

VHS courses follow an academic calendar and run for 15 weeks:

Fall 2016
Sept 7th – December 20th, 2016

Spring 2017
January 25th – May 9th, 2017

 

Prerequisites

  • Successful completion of a full year (or equivalent) of biology.Click here to view the course syllabus.

 

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Duration 15 w
Level Beginner
Start Date Spring 2017

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