Integrating Forensic Science: Forensics can be the basis of a unique curriculum that fosters analytical thinking and problem solving

by: John Funkhouser and Barbara J. Deslich

Forensic science is appealing because people want to be "detectives" in the general sense. This has resulted in an explosion of interest in the study of forensic science. This interest makes it an effective mechanism for teaching integrated science, and the nature of forensic science makes it ideal because students can practice science as inquiry. In this article, each unit is activity-driven and inquiry-based.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2000Stock # tst00_067_06_32Volume 067Issue 06

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