Sackler Educational Laboratory for Class Trips
Lab G: Forensic Anthropology: Whose Body Was Left Behind
October 14, 2014 - June 19, 2015
In this 90 minute advanced lab activity, students will learn and use forensic anthropology techniques to determine the identity of an individual who’s body has been recovered. Using a real human skeleton, microscopes and Gel Electrophoresis images, students will collect and compile evidence to determine the identity of the individual and what may have caused their death.
Grade 9-12 Science
Essential Question: How do scientists use human remains to figure out someones identity
Students will be able to describe the field of forensic anthropology and understand various aspects of the human body used by scientists to identify someones age, sex, height, weight and cause of death.
When: Monday - Friday
Morning Lab: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Afternoon Lab: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m