Forensic Science: Determining Gender from Skeletal Remains

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Multimedia Details Title: Forensic Science: Determining Gender from Skeletal Remains
Creator: Karl Fernandez
Submitted By: Karl Fernandez, Madison County Board Of Education, Madison County

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.

Length: 02:17
Content Areas: Science
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