Forensic Science

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.

Guide that excitement into a profitable learning experience with our pair of Forensic Science program options.

These dynamic, visually powerful texts have been carefully crafted to ensure solid scientific content and an approach that delivers precisely what you need for your high school courses. In addition, MindTap and Virtual labs provide a fully online, highly personalized learning experience that combines readings, multimedia, activities, and assessments in a singular Learning Path.

Student materials combine math, chemistry, biology, physics, and earth science with content aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. These programs balance extensive scientific concepts with hands-on classroom and lab activities, readings, intriguing case studies, and chapter-opening scenarios.
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Assessment

Lab Activities - Full Lab Program Embedded within the Student Book and MindTap Digital Platform

Equip Students with a Real-World Field Experience: Engage Them with Hands-on Activities

  • The variety of high-interest lab activities (3-5 per chapter) saves you time, while giving students the hands-on experience needed to integrate their knowledge of science and related subjects. These activities outline the objectives, time required, materials, safety precautions, scenarios, background information, detailed procedures and data tables, follow-up questions, and research opportunities.
  • The Teacher Companion Site includes hundreds of supporting resources for the Lab Activities including worksheets and valuable teacher notes for each lab. Plus there are additional labs not available in the print student book.
  • Capstone Crime Scene projects give students the opportunity to apply key topics learned throughout the course.

Technology

MindTap

MindTap is a personalized, cloud-based learning platform of authoritative content, assignments, and simulations that guide students to analyze, apply, and improve critical-thinking. With the added advantage of Virtual labs integrated into the Learning Path, MindTap is the hands-on, robust solution your students need for Forensic Science.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero

A flexible, online system that allows you to: Author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions; create multiple test versions in an instant; deliver tests from your learning management system, your classroom or wherever you want!

Forensic Science MindTap™ Overview

How to Cast and Analyze Dental Impressions

Forensic Science: Pollen Analysis

How to Start a High School Forensic Science Program

Forensic Science: 4C’s of Highly Engaged Students Session 1