Forensic Crime Scene & Investigation

Individual Full Day Workshop - Term Time & Holiday Club

 

  • Crime Scene Scenario
  • Examination & record of crime scene
  • Recovery of evidence
  • Examination of human remains
  • Fingerprint analysis
  • Blood analysis
  • Documentation analysis
  • Presentation of results & Conclusion of scenario 

Weekly Programmes - Term Time

 

Week One – Forensic Evidence and Collection

  • Introduction to forensic science
  • How to record a crime scene
  • Examination & record of a crime scene
  • Evidence collection & packaging
  • Evidence collection and packaging

 

Week Two – Investigation of Fingerprints

  • Introduction to investigation of fingerprints
  • History of fingerprints and identification
  • Anatomy and physical properties of fingerprints
  • Classification system
  • Ink impressions and identification of prints
  • Recovery of prints from an object
  • Recovery and identification of prints from objects

 

Week Three – Investigation of Blood Evidence

  • Introduction to the investigation of blood evidence
  • Anatomy of blood
  • Identification of blood typing
  • Recovery of blood evidence from a crime scene and identification of blood type
  • Theory of blood splatter patterns
  • Examination of blood splatter patterns
  • Case studies (for KS3,4 and level 3)

 

Week Four – Examination of Human Remains

  • Introduction to forensic anthropology
  • Examination of human remains
  • Estimation of sex
  • Estimation of sex using the skull and hips
  • Estimation of age at death
  • Estimation of age at death using skull and teeth (age estimation using skull for KS3,4 and level 3)
  • Calculation of stature (For KS3, 4 and level 3)

 

Week Five – Forensic Facial Reconstruction

  • Introduction to forensic facial reconstruction
  • Case studies
  • Theory of 2D reconstruction
  • Completion of 2D reconstruction and comparison with victim photos
  • Theory of 3D reconstruction
  • Completion of 3D reconstruction using clay

 

Week Six – Microscopy in Forensic Science

  • Introduction of the use of microscopy in forensic science
  • Anatomy of a microscope
  • Examination of hairs as forensic evidence
  • Examination of hairs recovered from a crime scene
  • Group research project on the microscopy of either fibres, paint chips, glass fragments or impressions as forensic evidence and the examination of the item recovered from a crime scene
  • Group presentation & peer assessment

 

Week Seven – Documentation Analysis

  • Introduction of documents used as forensic evidence
  • History of handwriting analysis as forensic evidence
  • Case studies (KS3, 4, and level 3)
  • Handwriting analysis
  • Examination of handwriting recovered from a crime scene
  • Forensic examination of ink
  • Examination of ink recovered from a crime scene

 

Week Eight – Crime Scene Investigation

  • Crime Scene Scenario
  • Examination & record of crime scene
  • Recovery of evidence
  • Examination of human remains
  • Fingerprint analysis
  • Blood analysis
  • Documentation analysis
  • Presentation of results & Conclusion of scenario 
 

 

NOTE: Some activities involve learners working with real human remains, blood and insects.  All risk assessments are available upon request

Contact Us

 

 

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enquiries@sherlockbone.co.uk 

 

Phone: 07817556773

 

 

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