# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Forensic Technology Task 428348447

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Compare firing pin impressions from different sources.


Comparison should include describing the ejector port and the firing pin of the weapon that created the firing pin impressions.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How do you compare firing pin impressions from different pieces of ammunition fired from the same weapon?
  • How is a stereoscopic microscope used to compare firing pin impressions on cartridge cases?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will investigate and understand how applications of physics affect the world. Key concepts include
  1. examples from the real world; and
  2. exploration of the roles and contributions of science and technology.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

1. The Characteristics and Scope of Technology


10. The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving


8. The Attributes of Design