Email info@curriculum-press.co.uk Phone 01952 271 318

308. Chemistry in Forensic Science

Description

To succeed in this topic, you need to:
Be familiar with chemical testing for qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Be familiar with instrumental analysis methods, including chromatography and spectroscopy, for use in qualitative and quantitative analysis.
Be familiar with the hydrolysis of polyesters and polyamides (in macromolecules).

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet, you will:
Be aware of the role of forensic chemistry and forensic toxicologists in crime investigations.
Be able to describe key processes involved in qualitative and quantitative analysis using instrumental techniques.
Be able to describe how chemical changes in decaying tissues are used to establish timelines.
Be able to describe key chemical tests in forensic science including, developing fingerprints, identifying fluids at crime scenes, e.g. blood.

Download Type

.PDF (pdf) 487.745 KB

Date Published

April 2020

ISSN / ISBN

ISSN: 1351-5136

Copyright Disclaimer

The materials published on this website are protected by the Copyright Act of 1988. No part of our online resources may be reproduced or reused for any commercial purpose, or transmitted, in any other form or by any other means, without the prior permission of Curriculum Press Ltd.

Categories & Tags

Similar Resources

A Level Chemistry

70. Revision Summary: Trends in the Periodic Table 2

This Chemistry Factsheet will allow you to revise the trends in the chemical properties of Period 3...

A Level Chemistry

39. Reactions of Benzene and its Compounds

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet you will: • Be able to explain the structure of...

A Level Chemistry

4. Shapes of Molecules and Ions

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet you will: • Have met the commonest example of the...

A Level Chemistry

77. The Importance of Hydrogen Bonding

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet you will: • Have revised the chemistry relating to...

A Level Chemistry

40. Organic Reaction Mechanisms

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet you will: • Be able to represent movement of...

A Level Chemistry

312. The Elements of Life

To succeed in this topic, you need to:• Be familiar with the elements and the periodic table and...

A Level Chemistry

33. Organic Chemistry 4 – Carbonyl Compounds

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet you will: • Know the functional groups of aldehydes...

A Level Chemistry

90. Complexes

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet, you will: • Know that complexes are formed by the...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
Not Subscribed

Subscribe to A Level Chemistry to access 600+ resources, plus 15 new Factsheets each year.

Subscribe
Add to Wishlist
Preview
308 Chemistry in Forensic Science v2

Similar Resources

A Level Chemistry

246. Chemical Stability

This Chemistry Factsheet covers chemical stability. This is a technical sense in Chemistry which...

A Level Chemistry

99. Why Students Lose Marks: A2 Acid-Base Calculations

This Chemistry Factsheet analyses students’ answers to A2 exam questions on Acid-Base Equilibria....

A Level Chemistry

211. How to Calculate Oxidation Numbers

This Chemistry Factsheet will explain how to calculate oxidation numbers within A Level Chemistry....

A Level Chemistry

73. Reaction Mechanisms - Revision Summary

After working through this Chemistry Factsheet you will: • Have been shown the relationship...

A Level Chemistry

96. Relating the Properties of Crystal Structures to Structure and Bonding

This Chemistry Factsheet builds on the work covered in the following Factsheets: • Factsheet 05 -...

A Level Chemistry

263. Biodegradable Polymers

This Chemistry Factsheet will allow you to: • Recall the definition of biodegradable. • Recognise...

A Level Chemistry

156. Chromatography 1 : Paper and Thin-Layer

This Chemistry Factsheet explains what chromatography is and explores the different types of...

A Level Chemistry

26. Acid Base Equilibria II – Buffer Solutions, Titrations and Indicators

This Chemistry Factsheet will allow you to be able to do the following: • Define buffer solutions...

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8

Find exactly what you’re looking for.

Popular Searches