Edexcel Spec Link - 6.16 and 6.20
Three lessons which focus on the forensic science element of the topic.
The first lesson looks at the role of microorganisms in decomposition. This is a recap session, looking at the carbon cycle.
Lesson 2 introduces the idea of using body temperature and rigor mortis to determine time of death.
lesson 3 finishes the topic looking at the role of bacteria and insects in decomposition. This links to succession which had been studied previously.
There are many different student activities including questions and answers on the topic.
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