Can you identify the mystery items? All the items are associated with crime scene investigations. #1 #2 #3 #4
The answers are … #2 #1 #3 #4
Spot the Differences Early Bird 8 th Grade Forensic Science Week 11 - Tuesday Source:
Find the 6 differences between the two pictures. Answers: Cloud, whisker, birds foot, worms mouth, flower and leaf.
Case #11: Case of stolen coin 8 th Grade Forensic Science Week 11 - Wednesday
Someone stole a coin collection from Sir Hounds mansion this morning. A witness claims Slick Smitty is the thief. Smitty insists hes been marooned on this island for the past week. What is it about Slick Smittys appearance that leads Slylock Fox to doubt his alibi?
Slick Smitty has absolutely no facial hair! Slylock suspects Smitty had an accomplice bring him to the island.
Spot the Differences Date Night 8 th Grade Forensic Science Week 11 - Thursday Source:
Find the 6 differences between the two pictures. Answers: Boys eyes, mustache, earring, mouth, girlfriends hair and purse.
1.Forensic anthropology involves the retrieval and identification of human remains. A skeleton provides a lot of information about the deceased. Which of the following is not able to be deduced from a modern human skeleton? A. state of health B. ethnic background C. intelligence D. occupation 2. Forensic odontology involves the study of teeth. When old skeletons are found, the teeth are an important source of information. In such cases, which of the following statements is true? A.Teeth can indicate a person's occupation and ethnic background. B.Teeth are a good source of DNA for forensic analysis. C.Forensic scientists can usually tell the victim's age by their teeth. D.All three statements are true. 3. Forensic entomology involves the study of insects. Insects are a very reliable indicator of post-mortem interval (the estimate of time since death). When and where was the first recorded application of forensic entomology? A.17th century ItalyC. 19th century France B.16th century AmericaD. 13th century China 4. In which year and country was the first case of a conviction based on fingerprint evidence? A in ArgentinaB in China C in Great Britain D in France
1. What is the name given to the study of fingerprints? A.Dactyloscopy – It comes from the Greek words 'daktylos' meaning finger and 'skopein' meaning to examine. 2. What causes fingerprints to be left behind when we touch things? B. Natural oils in the skin - The skin produces natural oils which leave fingerprints when we touch most objects. 3. Which of the following is NOT one of the 3 basic types of fingerprint patterns? D. Spirals 4. Which animal is said to have fingerprints virtually indistinguishable from those of human beings? C. Koala - Koalas have ridges on their fingers which create fingerprints almost identical to those of human beings. 5. Who is generally recognized as being the first person to use fingerprints as a means of identification? B. Sir William Herschel - Sir William Herschel, a government administrator in colonial India, began using fingerprints in July He used thumb impressions to identify illiterate prisoners and workers in India.