Black Gold School Division
École Secondaire Beaumont Composite High School
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Forensic Sciences

Forensic Science 25-35

The increased popularity of popular television shows such as CSI, Bones and Criminal Minds has led to a dramatic increase in individuals interested in the real science behind the television.  Forensics 25 introduces the students to many of the basic sciences needed to analyze a crime scene and convict a fugitive.  The areas introduced are: Fingerprinting, Blood Spatter Analysis, Trace Evidence, Ballistics and Firearms, and how the criminal justice system works in Canada.  Part of the forensic experience will be producing a forensic science fair that will involve creating a mock crime scene and teaching younger students how to solve a crime.

At the Forensics 35 level, students will move on to Anthropology, Entomology, Odonotology, Toxicology, Arson investigation and other topics.  All labs and lectures are designed to enlighten students to the real processes involved in this essential work in our society.  The 35 level has modules and projects that allow independent study and enhance using technology to solve cases and communicate their findings.  It is the intention of the course to generate appreciation and respect for the tedious science that is necessary to solve serious crimes.  Part of the forensic experience will be producing a forensic science fair that will involve creating a mock crime scene and teaching  younger students how to solve a crime.