Learners will look at how crime scenes are handled and how evidence is collected and analyzed. The course allows for hands-on activities including fingerprint and blood spatter labs. Learners will have the opportunity to look into the minds of notorious serial killers like Jeffery Dahmer and Ted Bundy. Disclaimer: This course deals with very mature content. If students feel uncomfortable at any time because of a specific topic (or person) we are studying, please contact the instructor. There are multiple ways to get through this course without making learners feel uncomfortable.
Units of Study
- Types of Evidence and Fingerprint Analysis
- Trace Evidence and Blood Analysis
- Criminal Profiling
- Arson and Explosives
- Police Equipment and Canine Units
- Forensic Ballistics
'Household materials (e.g.: balloons, ink, magnifying glass, corn starch, corn syrup, food colouring)'
Suggested Career Pathways
- Law Enforcement
- Forensics Lab Technician