This class is a middle school science course with labs.
Course Description: This course is designed to provide a survey of the basic concepts of the science and technology of investigation used by forensic scientists and crime scene investigators. Students will learn how to question, hypothesize, analyze, evaluate, and communicate about evidence typically uncovered at crime scenes. This course will expose students not only to forensic fields but also to the scientific disciplines that serve as the basis for forensic science.
Lab Activities: Students learn the scientific method as it applies to the field of forensic science. Students practice investigative skills through virtual and hands-on labs and crime scene analysis.
Who Should Take This Course: Interested inquisitive students. No application required.