Forensic Science
Nick Horne

Session 1

In session 1 we we analized a crime scene. We also completed a crime scene sketch. We continuded to learn the steps involved in processing a crime scene.

Session 2

We learned about the history of fingerprinting and its use to identify people in session 2. We also discovered the different ways to collect evidence. We also lifted a fingerprint and collected fingerprint evedence.

Session 3

In session 3 we collected more evidence from the high school using fingerprints. We also Learned about the process of DNA finger printing.

Session 4

In session 4 we completed a DNA extraction. We also reviewed the process of DNA fingerprinting. And we defined trace evidence.

Session 5

In session 5 we collected and analyzed trace evidence. We also learned the parts to a microscope. And we learned how to use a microscope properly.

Session 6

In session 6 we explored the process of document analysis. We also completed a chromatography analysis. And we learned more about who the suspect was.

Session 7

In session 7 we constructed a theory. We also identified a suspect from the vandalism. And we rapped up the case entirely.  

Forensic Science Technician

Forensic science technicians jobs have lots to do with forensic science. Forensic science technicians have to help investigate crimes by collecting and analyzing physical evidence. Many technicians specialize in either crime scene investigation or laboratory analysis. Most forensic science technicians spend some time writing reports. Forensic science technicians typically need at least a bachelor’s degree in the natural sciences, such as chemistry or biology. The median annual wage for forensic science technicians is about $52,840 a year.