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Unit 3: Blood Spatter and Crime Scene Reconstruction

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Unit 3:  Blood Spatter and Crime Scene Reconstruction





Mastery Objectives / Critical Thinking Skills

  • Explain how height and angle of impact are determined from blood spatter patterns.

  • Describe the types of impact blood spatter patterns.

  • Explain how the origin-of-impact is determined.
  • Be able to identify and describe the characteristics of contact/transfer patterns, drip trail patterns, gunshot spatter, cast off spatter and arterial blood spatter.
  • Using a sketch, demonstrate how a void pattern can be used to interpret a crime scene.
  • Describe two methods for documenting blood stain pattern evidence. 





Final Project Files 

If you want to learn more . . .

Outstanding animation showing droplet shape on contact and angle of impact droplet formation



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