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Forensic Science: Fundamentals & Investigations

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Author: Bertino, Anthony J.

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 2

Binding: Hardcover

Number Of Pages: 704

Release Date: 13-03-2015

Details: Product Description With today's popular television programs about criminal justice and crime scene investigation and the surge of detective movies and books, students often have a passion for exploring forensic science. Now you can guide that excitement into a profitable learning experience with the help of the innovative, new FORENSIC SCIENCE: FUNDAMENTALS AND INVESTIGATIONS, 2E. This dynamic, visually powerful text has been carefully crafted to ensure solid scientific content and an approach that delivers precisely what you need for your high school course. Now an established best-seller, FORENSIC SCIENCE: FUNDAMENTALS AND INVESTIGATIONS, 2E offers a truly experiential approach that engages students in active learning and emphasizes the application of integrated science in your course. Student materials combine math, chemistry, biology, physics, and earth science with content aligned to the National Science Education Standards, clearly identified by icons. This book balances extensive scientific concepts with hands-on classroom and lab activities, readings, intriguing case studies, and chapter-opening scenarios. The book's exclusive Gale Forensic Science eCollection� database provides instant access to hundreds of journals and Internet resources that spark the interest of today's high school students. The new edition includes one new chapter on entomology and new capstone projects that integrate the concepts learned throughout the text. Comprehensive, time-saving teacher support and lab activities deliver exactly what you need to ensure that students receive a solid, integrated science education that keeps readers at all learning levels enthused about science. FORENSIC SCIENCE: FUNDAMENTALS AND INVESTIGATIONS, 2E sets the standard in high school forensic science . . . case closed. Review "Bertino's Forensic Science textbook encourages students to solve scientific problems, use mathematics appropriately, engage in scientific questioning, plan and implement appropriate data collection strategies and perform data analysis. Student will develop the abilities to think critically, creatively, and analytically through interesting, real world case studies. The content and laboratory activities resonate with my students as we dive into investigations together. The "aha" moments are countless!" "This is the only Forensics textbook I have encountered that is targeted specifically for high school students. Of all the textbooks in my classroom this is the one we actually use most. The lab activities are very engaging and the text is well researched and highly readable." About the Author Anthony (Bud) Bertino taught high school and community college science to students for over 40 years. He has taught biology, chemistry, physical science, ecology, and AP Biology and has served as a science supervisor at Canandaigua Academy. His awards include Outstanding Biology Teacher (NY, NABT), Woodrow Wilson Fellowship Award, Tandy Scholars� Award, and Outstanding Teaching Award from the University of Rochester. He has served as an AP Biology reader, consultant, and trainer for the College Board presenting week-long workshops around the country. Bud has presented week-long coursework for John Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY) program and has served as an adjunct professor at Finger Lakes Community College and as a clinical supervisor for both the University of Albany (NY) Graduate School of Education and the College of St. Rose. Bud has been an attendee, curriculum developer, and presenter for the Cornell Institute for Biology Teachers (CIBT) and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). He is co-author of �Where�s the CAT,� and author of �The Cookie Jar Mystery� (forensic activities for elementary and afterschool programs). His activities on money-saving techniques have been published in The Science Teacher (NSTA publication) and The Forensic Teacher magazine. Patricia Nolan Bertino taught high school science for over 34 years a

Package Dimensions: 11.0 x 8.7 x 1.2 inches

Languages: English