Forensic science is a growing presence in the classroom, and this collection of new experiments is an excellent resource for the hands-on study of forensics. Exploring a multidisciplinary subject with many fascinating real-world applications, Forensic Science Experiments On File[trademark] CD-ROM is comprised of approximately 50 experiments broken into seven sections. It covers everything from basic procedures in forensics such as handling evidence to different means of gathering information such as personality profiling. The first four sections concentrate on major forms of identification - visual, personal, chemical, and biological - and the final three sections explore various applications of forensic science. An invaluable introduction to forensics that can be used to stimulate student interest in almost any science classroom, the CD-ROM version also includes appendixes of essential reference and study materials, a glossary, and a chronology; biographies of distinguished scientists in the field; a helpful listing of internet resources; and an index.
Publisher: Facts On File Inc