# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Forensic Technology Task 2098081618

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Define the terms forensic anthropology and forensic entomology.

Definition

Definitions should include
  • forensic anthropology—the study of physical anthropology as it applies to human skeletal remains in a legal setting
  • forensic entomology—the application and study of insects and other arthropod biology to legal issues.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the purpose of forensic anthropology?
  • How does forensic entomology play a role in death investigations?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.3

The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Explain the meaning of common idioms.
  5. Explain the meaning of literary and classical allusions and figurative language in text.
  6. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

12.3

The student will apply knowledge of word origins, derivations, and figurative language to extend vocabulary development in authentic texts.
  1. Use structural analysis of roots, affixes, synonyms, and antonyms, to understand complex words.
  2. Use context, structure, and connotations to determine meanings of words and phrases.
  3. Discriminate between connotative and denotative meanings and interpret the connotation.
  4. Explain the meaning of common idioms, and literary and classical allusions in text.
  5. Extend general and cross-curricular vocabulary through speaking, listening, reading, and writing.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

1. The Characteristics and Scope of Technology