Free Question Sheet Workbook
We provide a unique free question sheet workbook suitable for secondary school students which is completed by answer selection. It provides an up-to-date introduction to the following forensic topics:
Crime Scene Examination; Locating Blood Deposits; Blood Grouping; Blood Pattern Analysis; DNA; Fingerprints; Saliva; Footwear Impressions; Hair; Glass; Paint; Instrumental Chemical Analysis; and Digital Forensics.
Key facts relevant to modern professional forensic science are provided for all these topics resulting in a sound foundation for school forensic science projects and curricular forensic science. Answers are provided also.
To obtain the workbook, please email us with your request and we will email the workbook to you without delay. Please note that the workbook is only for teachers so please provide the name of your school when you contact us.
Workbooks for BTEC L3, GCSE Applied Science
When we deliver events to support BTEC Level 3 forensic science, and GCSE Additional Applied Science, we provide a purpose-written student workbook – approved by teachers and moderators – which students complete to support their assignment. The aim is to provide a means of producing high-quality assignments based on real professional practice. A teacher’s reference with model answers is also supplied. The workbooks are provided electronically to the school also so that they are available in future years. The quoted cost for BTEC, GCSE Additonal Applied events includes the workbooks.
The workbooks can also be purchased separately.
Crime Scene Evidence Collection and Evidence Analysis
The 60-page Level 2 Student Workbook for the Crime Scene and Analysis of Evidence has worksheets for completion by the student on: Health and Safety; Health and Safety at Work Act; PPE; COSHH; Scene Initial Assessment; Risk Assessment; Equipment Checks; Crime Scene Roles and Responsibilities; Item Collection; Crime Scene Diagram; Action Log; Scene Search Plan; Contamination Avoidance; Overall Scene Plan; Evidence Packaging; Laboratory Submission Form; Chain of Continuity; Examination Records for Evidence Examination; Uses and Limitations of the Evidence; Analysis Plan; Instrumental Analysis ; Databases; Results Summary; and Patterns and Connections in the Evidence. It also has a professional statement template on which students can complete a witness statement describing the results of their examinations.
The Level 2 Teacher Reference for the Crime Scene and Analysis of Evidence has model answers for all of the worksheet exercises in the Student Workbook together with a completed forensic science witness statement and further reference information. It includes completed Forensic Science Examination Record Forms for all evidential items examined in the aggravated burglary including clothing, weapon, blood spatter patterns, swabs, footwear, other scene items, fingerprints, footwear impressions, blood, physical fit, glass, paint, fibres, hairs. The forms are based on real professional records.The workbook also includes x-ray microanalysis spectra of glass; infra-red spectra of paint and fibres; visible spectra of fibres (microspectrophotometry); and DNA profiles.
The Level 3 workbooks and teacher references include extra worksheets, appropriate to level 3 work, on crime scene examinations, laboratory work and interactions with the Criminal Justice System.
Criminal Justice System
The 30-page Level 2 Student Workbook for Forensic Science and the Criminal Justice System (CJS) has worksheets and exercises for completion by the student on CJS Agencies; Interactions between CJS Agencies and Forensic Science; Professional Ethics; The Expert Witness; The Forensic Science Statement; Types of Crime; Interpretation of Evidence; Courts in this Country; Roles and Responsibilities in Court; The Trial Process; The Investigation of Crime; Quality and Significance of Evidence; Interview Techniques for victim, witness and suspect; Sentencing; Crime Prevention; Treatment.
The Level 2 Teacher Reference for Forensic Science and the Criminal Justice System has model answers for all of the exercises in the Student Workbook.
The workbooks can be purchased separately from an event. Just email to order or for more information.
All the workbooks are subject to copyright and are for the use of the purchaser only.
Maths exercises on alcohol levels in drink-driving and DNA interpretation are available also.