A Forensics Webquest
Applying Biology to Solving Real-World Problems

Introduction       Task       Process       Evaluation       Conclusion       Teacher Page       Bibliography


Below is a list of resources used on or for this website.


  • Butler, Mary Anne. Strengthening Your Science Instruction Using NEW and Innovative Forensic Science Strategies (Grades 7-12). Bellevue, Washington: Science Sleuther, LLC, 2004.
  • Deslich, Barbara and John Funkhouser. Top Shelf Forensics. Portland, Maine: J. Weston Walch, 2003.
  • Duke University Talent Identification Program. Forensic Science Unit Training Manual. Knoxville, Tennessee: erroyo, 2002.
  • Genge, N.E. The Forensic Casebook: The Science of Crime Scene Investigation. New York: Ballantine Books, 2002.
  • Platt, Richard. Crime Scene: The Ultimate Guide to Forensic Science. New York: DK Publishing, 2003.
  • Saferstein, Richard. Criminalistics: An Introduction to Forensic Science. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2001.
  • Walker, Pam and Elaine Wood. Crime Scene Investigations: Real-Life Science Labs for Grades 6-12. New York: Center for Applied Research in Education, 1998.
  • Informational Websites

  • "About Fingerprints." Biometric Partners, Inc. 1998. Biometric Partners, Inc. <www.biometricpartners/Finger_Prints/finger_prints.html>
  • "Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Tutorial." J. Slemko Forensic Consulting. 2005. J. Slemko Forensic Consulting. <www.bloodspatter.com/BPATutorial.htm>
  • "Crime Library." Court TV: The Investigation Channel. 2004. Courtroom Television Network LLC. <www.crimelibrary.com>
  • "Criminal Law." FindLaw for the Public. 2004. FindLaw. 28 April 2004. <criminal.findlaw.com>
  • Deedrick, Douglas E. "Hairs, Fibers, Crime, and Evidence." Forensic Science Communications July 2000, Volume 2, Number 3. 21 March 2005. <www.fbi.gov/hq/lab/fsc/backissu/july2000/deedric1.htm#Hair%20Anatomy%20and%20Growth>
  • "DNA Detective." Dolan DNA Learning Center. 2005. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. <www.dnalc.org/shockwave/dnadetective.html>
  • "Fingerprint Evidence." Nolo. 2005. Nolo. <www.nolo.com/index.cfm
  • "Fingerprints." CrimTrac. 2001. CrimTrac. <www.crimtrac.gov.au/fingerprintanalysis.htm>
  • "Forensic Biology." Bronx Science. 2005. Bronx Science. 1 May 2004. <www2.bxscience.edu/publications/forensicbio.index.htm>
  • "Forensic Entomology." Forensic Entomology. 2005. Dr. J. H. Byrd. <www.forensicentomology.com/default.htm
  • "Forensic Entomology." Cleveland Musuem of Natural History. 2005. Cleveland Musuem of Natural History. <inverts.cmnh.org/ForEnt/home.htm>
  • "Forensic Entomology Pages, International." Forensic Entomology Pages, International. 2005. Morten Stærkeby. <folk.uio.no/mostarke/forens_ent/forensic_entomology.html>
  • "Forensic Serology." North Carolina Wesleyan College. 2005. Dr. Tom O'Connor. <faculty.ncwc.edu/toconnor/425/425lect13.htm>
  • "Forensics in the Classroom." Court TV: The Investigation Channel. 2004. Courtroom Television Network LLC. <www.courttv.com/forensics_curriculum>
  • "Howstuffworks: Science Channel." howstuffworks. 2005. howstuffworks. <science.howstuffworks.com/>
  • "Lightning Powder Company, Inc." Lightning Powder Company, Inc. 2004. Lightning Powder Company, Inc. <www.redwop.com/default.asp>
  • "Popular Science." Popular Science. 2004. Popular Science. 1 May 2004. <http://www.popsci.com/>
  • "Ridges and Furrows." Ridges and Furrows. 2001. Ridges and Furrows. ridgesandfurrows.homestead.com/index.html>
  • Animations and Graphics

    All graphics from Animation Factory, except for divider line, which is used by permission from Crime Scene Investigations.

    This site designed and maintained by Brianna Abraham.
    Last modified 04/05/11