Forensic Science Laboratory Manual and Workbook, Revised by Thomas Kubic

By Thomas Kubic

A laboratory significant other to the Forensic technology: An advent to clinical and Investigative thoughts textbook, Forensic technological know-how Laboratory guide and Workbook, Revised version offers many simple, hands-on experiments that may be accomplished with reasonably cheap and obtainable instrumentation, making this a fantastic workbook for non-science majors.

The experiments conceal all of the average hint proof assessments together with physique fluid, soil, glass, fiber, ink, and hair. This revised variation offers quite a few new experiments in odontology, anthropology, archeology, chemistry, and hint proof. it's also a number of new chemistry experiments at a touch better point to entice periods emphasizing chemistry. Experiments regarding effect facts, similar to fingerprints, chunk marks, shoes, and firearms, in addition to forensic archeology, forensic anthropology, using electronic and conventional images, and simple microscopy also are featured.

All of the experiments include hands-on components to facilitate the training procedure. scholars needs to practice the clinical approach to reasoning, deduction, and challenge fixing so one can effectively whole the experiments coated and accomplish a pretty good realizing of basic forensic technology.

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P. b. c. d. o. n. f. h. e. g. i. j. k. m. l. indb 22 Forensic Science Laboratory Manual and Workbook a. j. b. k. c. l. d. m. e. n. f. o. g. p. h. q. i. r. Use the space below to write a report of your observations; support your findings with the drawings you made (see Hands-on Exercise, step 4). 3/5/09 11:15:31 AM Experiment Stereomicroscopes and Firing Pin Impressions (Tool Marks) 4 Teaching Goals This experiment is divided into several parts: • • • • The student will learn about the usefulness of the stereomicroscope (dissecting microscope).

Fingerprint cards (Appendix A), magnifying glass (10× or greater) or professional fingerprint examination glass with scale. Glass or ceramic items (beakers or coffee cups) to dust for latents. 4. Dark and light fingerprint powders or multipurpose powder with dusting brushes (at least two; one for each color). Latent fingerprint lifting tape with backing material or hinged lifters (dark and light). Fingerprint ink remover towelettes or paper towels with waterless hand cleaner or denatured ethyl alcohol.

To complete the lift, cover the lifted print by placing the lifter on its back (that is with the adhesive side up), then form a gentle curl with the backing cover and carefully roll the cover over the print lifter. 2 The use of a feather duster with white powder employed to develop a latent fingerprint on a dark object. d. The lifted print is now sealed. An attempt to separate the backing and the lifter will result in damage or destruction of the lifted image. 3) 12. Classify the lifted prints to a minimum of the major group.

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