Working In… Forensics — Biologist

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The Working In… series compiles a selection of fascinating STEM jobs in a multitude of fields. They are designed to highlight the variety of STEM careers available to students that they may not have considered, or been aware of before now. Find out where your future career may lie here.

Rebecca, Emma and Sherryn are forensic biologists who analyse biological data and statistics to answer hypotheses about crimes. They use biological techniques like blood, DNA and tissue tests, but they are different every day depending on the case.

Learn about how a biologist can test biological data to help solve crimes in this resource for year 8, 9 and 10 Biology students learning about how biology is used in forensics.

Working In… Forensics — Biologist

Video Length: 3:55 mins

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Years: 8, 9, 10


Biological Sciences – The Body, Cells, Genetics.

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function