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Forensic Science VIRTUAL


Biology Recommended

Course description

Take a new look at forensics through the lens of some of the world?s most famous and intriguing crime cases. This course examines the latest forensic techniques and innovations used to solve crimes. It also focuses on basic scientific principles and laboratory processes used in the field; such as DNA testing; presumptive tests; and material analysis. Investigative experiences for students include electrophoresis and evidence analysis techniques such as fingerprinting; blood typing; and fiber analysis. Students also study crime scene investigation (CSI) and evidence collection using mock crime scenes. †

†*Note that case studies in forensic science examine evidence that may be sensitive to some students.

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United States

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Florida Virtual School

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Requested competency code

Lab Science

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In order to be reviewed as a laboratory science; we will need a list of physical laboratory experiments completed for this course and number of hours students spend doing laboratory assignments each week.

Online / Virtual