Prior to beginning this activity please thoroughly read the instructions for this activity in this weeks student manual. Always follow all safety recommendations. Ensure you have all of the supplies you need before you start the activity. Some activities may need to have elements prepared in advance. Remember the time requirements listed are estimates only and individuals may need more or less time than the estimates to complete the laboratory activity.
Complete the Impression Evidence: Shoes Tires and Tools analysis laboratory activity by following the procedural and safety instructions in the forensics student manual. Be sure to take notes that are relevant and will support your written laboratory assignment for the week. The student manual provides guidance on taking notes.
At the conclusion of each laboratory project a written report will be required. This is your opportunity to tell the instructor what you have learned from the weekly content by focusing on the criteria listed above. Reports should display critical thinking as well as demonstrating a grasp of how the information in this weeks class builds on previous class materials.
Prior to completing this assignment review your Week Six Final Paper to determine what aspects of this weeks material may be used. You should also review the weeks readings lab materials and lab notes. Your report must focus on the collection and analysis of impression evidence from a crime scene and it must include the following:
The Laboratory Activity ReportEvidence and Crime Scenes