Forensic Science

FORENSIC SCIENCE – 4785 Half year - ½ credit

Grades 11, 12

Prerequisites: Earth Science and Living Environment

The purpose of this course is to review the methods used by police scientists to discover and analyze clues which help solve crimes. This is an academic course based on and expanding the student’s background in the sciences by putting theories to practical use. The student will study famous cases, learn how to collect evidence at the scene of the crime, and analyze evidence such as fingerprints, firearms, hair fibers, documents etc.