Working In Forensics – Crime Scene Investigator

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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.

Jason is a Crime Scene Investigator working in the forensic response section of the police department. He collects evidence and tries to solve crimes with unbiased hypotheses.

Jason struggled with science and maths at school, but is now doing further study. He is confident he will be able to learn it.

This resource shows how important scientific thinking is when solving crimes, and is suitable for year 8, 9 and 10 Biology and Chemistry students. It is a great example of how people can pursue science even if they struggle with it during school.

Working In… Forensics — Crime Scene Investigator

Video Length: 4:37 mins

This video is part of our Working In… series. See more in the series here.

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Years: 8, 9 and 10


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