High School Forensic Science Course
Embark on a journey into the captivating world of forensic science with our introductory course that spans the history, principles, and pivotal role of forensics in the criminal justice system. Explore the intricate processes behind crime scene investigations and evidence analysis, understanding the meticulous attention to detail that goes into solving complex cases. Learn the rigorous standards for evidence collection and the importance of maintaining the chain of custody, all while gaining an appreciation for the objectivity required in the field.
As you delve deeper, you will discover the various types of evidence and investigative techniques that are crucial in the art of forensic analysis. From the transformative impact of DNA profiling to the precise examination of chemical substances, this course will arm you with the knowledge to understand the profound effect forensic science has on criminal trials. By its conclusion, students will not only have learned the methods used to dissect famous forensic cases but will also have developed a comprehensive perspective on how forensic science shapes the pursuit of justice today.
High School Forensic Science
This introductory Forensic Science course offers the student an opportunity to explore the basics of how and why forensic science is used today around the world. If you have ever watched a Crime Scene Investigation show, this course will teach you about the different types of evidence used and how the evidence is analyzed to draw conclusions. This course covers a wide variety of different types of forensic investigations and reports, and concludes by exploring some of the most famous forensic cases in history.
Textbook: Forensic Science © Excel Education Systems, Inc. - 2021
- Describe forensic sciences and summarize the history of the field.
- Explain the components and procedure of processing a crime scene.
- Describe the proper way to collect evidence and maintain the chain of custody.
- Explain the types of physical evidence that can be collected from a crime scene.
- Explain the importance of physical evidence analysis and objectivity.
- Describe the critical role evidence plays in criminal trials.
- List and explain the many types of commonly used forensic investigations.
- Chapter 1: An Introduction to Forensic Sciences
- Chapter 2: Collecting Physical Evidence
- Chapter 3: Analyzing Physical Evidence
- Chapter 4: Investigating the Crime Scene
- Chapter 5: Types of Evidence
- Chapter 6: Investigative Techniques
- Chapter 7: Types of Forensic Investigation Part 1
- Chapter 8: Types of Forensic Investigation Part 2
- Chapter 9: Forensic Case Studies
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Standard high school courses are priced at an affordable $225 each. This cost-effective rate makes quality education accessible for every student.
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- Standard High School Courses: $225
- Honors High School Courses: $325
- (AP) High School Courses: $599
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