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Forensic Science 1: Secrets of the Dead

Fingerprints. Blood spatters. Gunshot residue. If these things intrigue you rather than scare you, Forensic Science I: Secrets of the Dead may be for you. This course offers you the chance to dive into the riveting job of crime scene analysis. Learn the techniques and practices applied during a crime scene investigation and how clues and data are recorded and preserved. You will better understand how forensic science applies technology to make discoveries and bring criminals to justice as you follow the entire forensic process—from pursuing the evidence trail to taking the findings to trial. By careful examination of the crime scene elements, even the most heinous crimes can be solved.


  • Investigate how forensic scientists analyze evidence for information about crimes.

  • Learn more about what information can be gained from human remains, physical evidence, and burned materials.

  • Examine how forensic scientists recognize and preserve physical evidence.

  • Explore how forensic scientists investigate crime scenes.

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