Forensic Science: Fundamentals and Investigations
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Authors : Anthony J. Bertino; Patricia Bertino


704 Pages  Hardcover 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2012

©2016 , Published

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With today's popular television programs about criminal justice and crime scene investigation and the surge of detective movies and books, students often have a passion for exploring forensic science. Now you can guide that excitement into a profitable learning experience with the help of the innova... more


A dynamic, engaging design and a clear presentation showcase the exciting world of forensic science with captivating images, glimpses into actual crime and lab scenes, intriguing facts, and actual case studies.

A variety of high-interest lab activities (three to five per chapter) save you time whil... more

New to this Edition

What's NEW!-- New coverage for various topics such as a new chapter (11) on entomology; scientific changes in DNA technologies (7); more coverage of autopsy (12); more coverage in crime scene investigation; Pollen chapter is now Forensic Botany (5).

Aligned to National Standards--This text combines... more

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The wraparound teacher's edition (WTE) provides reduced student pages with comprehensive related teaching tips and support that expand on the topics presented on each page. Teaching notes and overviews include Chapter Overview; The Big Ideas highlight the key science focus of the chapter content; Expanded information about the Scenarios, Learning Objectives, Vocabulary,... more