Isotopes in Forensics

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Science
Subject:
Chemistry
Grade:
9

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Isotopes in Forensics

Radioactive isotopes have a half-life.Ernest RutherfordSun effects decay

Using chemistry to solve crimes.Physical and biological evidence.MicroscopesPolice departments or government.Study physics, chemistry, and biology.

FACTSIsotopic Analysis with the use of mass spectrometer.Forensics, medicine, archeology, and more.

In what ways are isotopes used in forensics?

Carbon-14 is in the atmosphere.Used by plants.Animals eat plants.Radiocarbon dating.Fossil Fuels effect non- radioactive.

Carbon-14

Forensic Science

King Richard III's diet told by carbon, nitrogen, and strontium in bones.Strontium, lead, oxygen, and carbon isotopes in the Alpine Iceman.

DNA in Bones

Oxygen isotopes in teeth and bones of crocodile and dinosaurs.Nitrogen, strontium, and carbon found in elephant tusks.

Location of Animals

King Richard IIIand The Alpine Iceman


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