Teacher’s questions for Cool jobs: Crime scene investigators

SCIENCE

Before reading:

1. What is evidence? How can evidence prove a crime suspect’s guilt — or innocence?

 

During reading:

  1. Define “forensics.”
  2. Name two ways television shows can give a false view of the work of forensic investigators.
  3. How do forensic investigators provide context to the evidence they collect?
  4. Explain how the weather can affect the work of forensic investigators.
  5. What is a person’s “genetic fingerprint?”
  6. Why would investigators look for a suspect’s DNA under a victim’s fingernails?
  7. Wh...

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