What can we tell about a person from a skeleton? What can footwear marks tell us about the shoe size and height of the person wearing the shoes? Developed by Forensic Anthropologists and Forensic Scientists at Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee, this fantastic set of resources allows you to investigate the similarities and differences between individuals.
This activity is suitable for a class or group to work through and involves identifying the bones within a human skeleton and taking footwear marks and comparing them with each other. It is suitable for all primary school age children.
Download the resources below.