Learning Recommendations: An interest in learning about the methods used to find clues and evidence at a crime scene.

General Description: CSI Skyline! Methods and technologies used to solve crimes are studied and applied. Evidence types such as fingerprints, tool marks, and shoe prints are collected and analyzed in a classroom crime lab.


  • Forensic lab equipment and safety
  • Crime scene investigation methods and techniques
  • Evidence types and collection methods
  • Careers in criminal forensics

Strategies: Students learn through a combination of:

  • Lecture/discussion
  • Demonstrations
  • Inquiry-based laboratory work
  • Critical thinking exercises

Equipment to be provided by Student: None

Note: Completion of Police Science/Forensics 1 and 2 with a "B" average could earn students credit at Bellevue College.

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