CSI Alabama

Dr. Duke teaching bioarchaeology methods (& the kids asking, "Where's the blood trail?").

The very last class brought us full circle. The kids encountered scenes with bones and material remains and used their skills in interpreting the symbolic information in so-called “garbage” and bone evidence to determine important facts about the scene. They were able to tell us if the death scene was that of a human or animal, if the person was young or old, and provide an interpretation of how the person might have lived or–gasp!–been murdered…

 

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