Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science
Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science, published by Pearson, takes students beyond the headlines and popular conceptions to show them the logic and technological skills required for a successful forensics investigation.
- Define the nature of physical evidence
- Explore modern techniques’ limitations
- Updated information on blood stain patterns, genotyping, and bite mark comparison
Criminalistics Career Technical Education Program with Digital Support
Reveal the essence of forensic science through lessons that are designed for clarity and comprehension.
Wide Subject Appeal
Criminalistics offers the kind of foundational depth needed to pursue further education and a career in the field. The course remains accessible enough it can still be taken as an elective.
The textbook covers advancements in technology and procedures that reflect what students will likely encounter while working in the forensic science field.
Flexible Testing Capabilities
Teachers can gauge their students’ progress and understanding with tests, including presets and customizable questions, available through the TestGen software.
Fact vs. Fiction
The popularity of forensics in TV shows, the news, and now podcasts draws many to the subject. Now discover how the profession works with logic and technology at the forefront of public response.
Criminal Justice CTE Teaching Solutions
Case File Boxes
Case File Boxes
Case File BoxesCase File Boxes throughout the text present brief, real-life case examples that are illustrative of the forensic science topics and techniques described in the chapters.
Online SlideshowsAvailable through the online toolkit, the slideshows are grouped to accompany specific chapters in a way that allows teachers to show them in class or provide them as an online supplement.
Online Platform for your Forensic Science Career Technical Education Program
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Frequently asked questions about Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science
What topics are included in the Table of Contents?
- The Crime Scene
- Physical Evidence
- Crime-Scene Reconstruction: Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
- Death Investigation
- Forensic Biometrics
- The Microscope
- Firearms, Tool Marks, and Other Impressions
- Matter, Light, and Glass Examination
- Hairs and Fibers
- Forensic Toxicology
- Metals, Paint, and Soil
- Forensic Serology
- DNA: The Indispensable Forensic Science Tool
- Forensic Aspects of Fire and Explosion Investigation
- Document Examination
- Computer Forensics
- Mobile Device Forensics
What grade levels is this text appropriate for?
What types of courses is this text best suited for?This text is designed for introductory forensic science courses.
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