Splattered fun

photo credit Ashley Survillion
Drip Drop // Finding the right amount, Erin Schuster drops blood from six and a half feet. “Not often do we get to see blood trajectory and how that relates to a crime scene in theory, let alone in real life,” Schuster said. “It was really interesting to do the experiment and understand how it’s implemented in real life.”

writer Ashley Survillion, Assistant Editor

Students in forensic classes perform blood lab

Students in Mrs. Amie Torres’ forensic science classes drop blood from different heights and angles to see how it splatters Feb. 11. Using the blood from cows, students travel among labs, measuring the diameter of the splatters as it is released from above.