Trace Evidence Instructions
For this assignment, you need to find two small(trace) items to compare and contrast. any magnifying glass will do.
Compare two items such as hairs, fibers, maybe a match and its matchbook etc.. there are lots of possibilities. The main idea is to compare and contrast two items that might be associated. If you use paint chips for instance, do the edges fit, color the same. For hairs and fibers you can compare hair from a brush to your own hair, you can compare and contrast the difference between a pet hair and human hair. Like I said there are many possibilities, use your imagination.
Talk about how they are alike, how they differ, are they similar enough to be the same. How certain are you? Describe the structure of each, shape, size color etc.. Can you make a case off your evidence?
When you have completed your analysis, write a report about your analysis.
, take two items and compare and contrast their attributes as Trace Evidence. You could take a hair from your pet and one of your own hairs. If you have a microscope or have access to a microscope you can examine the items more closely. If not,you can get a cheap magnifying glass anywhere. You could compare and contrast paint chips from a car there are numerous items you could use. Use it like you have a known sample and a questioned sample of anything. When you have completed the examination, write a report on the evidence. Write this like a lab report Hypothesis, observation experimentation,conclusion . Take a picture of the evidence and post it. For instance Hypothesis..a human hair and a dogs hair will be the same as they are both hair. Observe.. under a microscope or magnifying glass, Experiment .. compare and contrast both, Conclusion ..Are they both the same why or why not..