Students in the Forensic Science class at Quincy High School are studying just like the experts.
On Tuesday, students were measuring bones to calculate a person's height and identify a body based on multiple choice answers.
The class studies real forensic cases and tries to solve them. Teachers say even though the class is an elective, it incorporates all areas of study
"We study chemistry, anatomy, we review biology with the DNA and as you can see the kids don't mind doing it. They're really happy to sit down and do the math because they're going to get to find out whose bone it was," said Forensic Science Teacher Dana Rigg.
Rigg says starting Wednesday, students will bury chicken bones to study the process of deterioration.
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