Topics ranging from osmosis to PCR are presented in the context of a crime or mystery for students to solve. Student investigative teams are responsible for finding background information in their laboratory guides, designing their experimental setup, interpreting data, and preparing results for presentation as would be done by a forensic scientist. The manual contains:
- Case descriptions
- Teacher tips
- Selected answers
- Materials lists
Iincludes the 80-page manual and a 66-page Student Laboratory Guide, which contains all the necessary information for students to understand and complete all of the laboratories.