Sparkman High School, Madison County Schools
Determining the identity of skeletal remains is a necessary task of forensic scientists. There are several methods by which this is accomplished. This podcast focuses on a particular forensic technique in order to identify skeletal remains by measuring the sub-pubic angle of the pelvis. How to take the measurement and what measurement angle constitutes male and female characteristics will be discussed and shown.
Content Areas: Science
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[S1] FOR (9-12) 7: Identify the importance of skeletal remains in forensics.