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FORENSIC ENTOMOLOGY POSTER

Forensic Entomology Poster Assignment


  1. Draw the lifecycle of the blowfly – use the textbook or the internet. ____________/_____


    2. Draw or make a computer-generated graph for:

    a) Days vs Frassballs for Hornworm ____________/_____

    b) Days vs Length for Hornworm ___________/_____

    c) Days vs Mass for Mealworm __________/______

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        d) Days vs Length for Mealworm _________/______

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3. Explain what you learned about insect lifecycles from growing insects. Explain the life stages of your insects and how knowing the life cycles would be helpful to solve a crime.


    3. Explain what a forensic entomologist does at the crime scene _________/_____

    (use the death scene fill-in for help)

 

    4. Explain what a forensic entomologist can tell about a crime from insects ________/____

    (use your memory from Crime Scene Creatures DVD and information provided on handouts)


Explain the following concepts in your paragraphs: Accumulated Degree Days, drugs and toxicology, body placement and movement, wounds on the body.


TOTAL SCORE__________________/_____

 

Use these websites to help you research for your poster:

www.forensicentomology.com

 about.com   search for forensic entomology

 


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