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Table of Contents
1. Observational Skills.
2. Crime Scene Investigation & Evidence Examination.
3. The Study of Hair.
4. A Study of Fibers and Fabrics.
5. Forensic Botany.
7. DNA Profiling.
8. Blood & Blood Spatter.
9. Forensic Toxicology.
10. Handwriting Analysis, Forgery, and Counterfeiting.
11. Forensic Entomology
12. Death: Meaning, Manner, Mechanism, Cause and Time.
13. Soil Examination.
14. Forensic Anthropology.
15. Glass Evidence.
16. Casts and Impressions.
17. Tool Marks.
Project 1 Personal Evidence Portfolio.
Project 2 Mock Crime Scene Development and Processing.
Project 3 Analysis of a Forensic Science TV Show Diving.
Project 4 Forensic Dumpster Diving.
Project 5 Physical Evidence Case Studies.
Project 6 Forensic Science Career Exploration.
Project 7 Landmark Cases.
Project 8 How reliable is the Evidence.
Project 9 (new) Forensic Grave site Dig.
Bone Measurements Table.
Celsius-Fahrenheit Conversion Table.