Forensic & Criminal Investigation

ACCESS Course Number: 
631
State Course Number: 
410025
Subject Area: 
Audience: 
09-12
Credits: 
1
Prerequisites: 
None
Testing Requirements: 
Term Exams
Materials: 

Discovery Education Streaming

Course does not require textbook

Materials Needed for Lessons Listed Below.

Lesson 3.02: (Note: If not permitted, there is an alternate activity requiring only pencil, tape, and card stock, so all materials under this lesson are optional.)

Lit Candle, Balloon, Powder Makeup Brush, Tape

Lesson 4.01: Forceps, Hand Lens, Several Small Envelopes or Sheets of Notebook Paper, Microscope, Microscope Slides, New T-shirt in Package or T-shirt That Has Just Been Washed Alone

Lesson 4.02: Microscope, Microscope Slides

Lesson 6.02: 4 Tbsp. Cornstarch, 2/3 cup Corn Syrup, Red and Green Food Coloring, 1-2 tsp. White Glue, Eyedropper or Pipette, Two Large Pieces of Cardboard or Paper, Meter Stick/Measuring Tape, Ruler

Lesson 10.05: Black Felt Tip Pens (Labeled 1-4), Paper, Coffee Filters, Small Cup, Isopropyl Alcohol

Description: 

A one-credit course that focuses on the history of forensic science, criminal investigation, forensic serology and DNA, forensic studies in anthropology, toxicology, fingerprinting, firearms, physics, and document examination.

NOTE:  Graphic images may be viewed. Waiver form required.