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Criminal Justice 106: Forensic Science has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2,000 colleges and universities. With this self-paced course, you get engaging lessons, expert instructors who make even the most challenging Criminal Justice topics simple, and an excellent resource for getting a head start on your degree.
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14 chapters in Criminal Justice 106: Forensic Science

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Ch 1. Introduction to Forensic Science {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[421085].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Forensic Science? - Definition, History & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44488].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44488].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The History of Forensic Science: Timeline & Facts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421087].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421087].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Current Trends in Forensic Science Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Forensic Laboratories: Description & Services Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Specialized Forensic Services: Types & Description Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421093].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421093].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Subject Matter Expert in Forensic Science: Definition & Role Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421095].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421095].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Crime Scene: Definition & Components Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421099].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421099].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Preliminary Investigation: Definition, Steps, Analysis & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19386].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19386].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - What is the Chain of Custody? - Definition, Procedures & Importance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Physical Evidence: Definition, Types & Law Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56869].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56869].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Forensic Evidence: Types, Definition & Cases Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56867].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56867].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Circumstantial Evidence: Definition, Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19055].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19055].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Real Evidence in Law: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56662].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56662].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Crime Scene Reconstruction: Definition & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421101].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421101].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Recording & Preserving Evidence: Methods & Procedures Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421103].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421103].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Trace Metal Detection: Process & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Paint as Forensic Evidence: Purpose, Collection & Preservation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421107].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421107].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Glass as Forensic Evidence: Purpose, Collection & Preservation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421109].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421109].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Forensic Soil Analysis: Evidence & Testing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421111].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421111].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Medical Examiners: Responsibilities & Training Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421115].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421115].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Death Investigation Specialists: Types & Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Definitions of Death Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18544].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18544].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What Is an Autopsy? - Definition, Procedure & Results Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19483].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19483].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Algor Mortis: Definition & Causes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56827].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56827].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Rigor Mortis: Definition, Timeline & Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19519].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19519].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Livor Mortis: Definition & Significance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56828].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56828].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Ballistics: Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56816].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56816].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Forensic Firearm Investigation: Procedures & Results Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421143].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421143].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Footwear Forensic Examination: Methods & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421145].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421145].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Tool Marks Forensic Examination: Methods & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421147].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421147].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Tire Marks Forensic Examination: Methods & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421149].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421149].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Impression & Pattern Evidence: Definition & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421151].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421151].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - NIBIN Database: Definition & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421153].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421153].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Actions of Drugs on the Body: Pharmacodynamics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48728].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48728].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Relationships Between Drugs, Violence & Crime Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48720].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48720].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Effects of Narcotic Drugs on the Mind & Body Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48761].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48761].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Physical vs Psychological Substance Dependence Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48719].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48719].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Are Club Drugs? - Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48801].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48801].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Drug Tolerance & Drug Overdose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48730].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48730].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Chromatography in Forensic Science Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[184695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[184695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Spectroscopy: Definition and Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39987].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39987].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Infrared Spectroscopy in Forensics: Definition & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421157].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421157].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Mass Spectrometry in Forensics: Definition & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421159].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421159].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Forensic Drug Analysis: Purpose & Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421161].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421161].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(9, 14)}}
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Lesson 1 - Forensic Serology: Definitions & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421173].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421173].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Blood Types: ABO System, Red Blood Cell Antigens & Blood Groups Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3722].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3722].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Genotypes for Various Blood Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62458].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62458].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Vocabulary of Antigens and Antibodies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69945].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69945].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - What Are Antibodies? - Definition, Function & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8439].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8439].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Monoclonal vs. Polyclonal Antibodies: Definition & Production Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62525].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[62525].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is a Gene? - Definition & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7828].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7828].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What Are Chromosomes? - Definition, Function, Types & Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17032].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[17032].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - What Is a Phenotype? - Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4637].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4637].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - What are Genotypes? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4635].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4635].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Punnett Square: Definition & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8352].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8352].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Serology: Tests, Techniques & Purposes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421175].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421175].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Rape Kits: Procedure & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What is DNA? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45188].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[45188].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Differences Between RNA and DNA & Types of RNA (mRNA, tRNA & rRNA) Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2182].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[2182].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - DNA Testing in Forensic Science Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421181].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421181].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Nucleotide: Structure, Bonding & Mutations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3380].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3380].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Complementary Base Pairing: Definition & Explanation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3470].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3470].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Destructive & Non-Destructive Testing: Definition, Function & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[304611].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[304611].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - PCR: Reagents Used in Polymerase Chain Reaction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3202].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3202].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Agarose Gel Electrophoresis? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3654].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3654].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Agarose Gel Electrophoresis: Equipment & Procedure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5956].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5956].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - DNA Sequencing: Definition, Methods & Applications Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8460].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8460].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(12, 14)}}
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Lesson 1 - Mobile Device Security Threats, Risks & Issues Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219357].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219357].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Cyber Threats: Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219377].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219377].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Data Breaches: Definition & Statistics Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199847].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199847].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Data Breaches: Protection & Prevention Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199849].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199849].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Data Breach Response Plans Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199851].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[199851].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Mobile Malware: Analysis & Detection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219367].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219367].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Cell Phone Spyware: Detection & Removal Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219365].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219365].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - How to Detect Spyware on an iPhone Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219363].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[219363].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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