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Blood Spatter

Activity Summary
Bloodstain pattern analysis is a powerful forensic tool used in crime scene investigations. In this activity students will investigate the difference in average diameters of blood drops between high and medium velocity impact bloodstain patterns.

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Learning Objectives
1. Compare and contrast medium and high velocity impact blood spatter
2. Compare and contrast 90° angle and non-90° angle blood spatter

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medium impact spatter, high impact spatter, diameter

Last updated: 3/4/2015