Red Comet's Online Curriculum for High School Unveils Brand New Enrichment Course on Forensic Science II

Red Comet, an Accredited, Self-Paced, Online High School Launches an Enrichment Course on Forensic Science II.

Prosser, WA (PRWEB) July 19, 2013

Red Comet’s brand new high school elective “Forensic Science II: More Secrets of the Dead” is launched as part of the company’s broad efforts to introduce a rich mixture of enrichment courses that supplement the existing curriculum. In today’s society, crime and victimization are often top concerns of society members. From the nightly news to personal experiences with victimization, crime seems to obtain top ranks in all media reporting. Several top shows on television focus on crime and how detectives solve the mysteries of various types of crime – fingerprints, blood spatter, DNA analysis to name a few. The world of law enforcement is increasingly making use of the techniques and knowledge from the sciences to better understand the crimes that are committed and to catch those individuals responsible for the crimes. Forensic science applies scientific knowledge to the criminal justice system.

Although the crime scene represents the first step in solving crimes through forensic science, the crime laboratory plays a critical role in the analysis of evidence. This course focuses on the analysis of evidence and testing that takes place within this setting. Students examine some of the basic scientific principles and knowledge that guides forensic laboratory processes, such as those testing DNA, toxicology, and material analysis. Techniques such as microscopy, chromatography, odontology, entomology, mineralogy, and spectroscopy will be examined.

Red Comet provides a rigorous, engaging and a complete online program. Approved by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Red Comet has been designated as a “Multi-District Online School Program Provider” and as a “Multi-District Online Course Provider.” Red Comet’s online program provides not only excellent breadth, but also receives very high ratings for student satisfaction within the state of Washington. Red Comet’s online learning presents highly challenging topics in an engaging way that students can grasp. Students enrolled in Red Comet’s online high school courses must use a wide range of learning techniques. This makes learning interesting, but also provides greater motivation for students to complete coursework within the allocated time.

Students throughout the country use Red Comet’s high school classes that include all core subjects – Language Arts, Science, Mathematics and Social Studies, as well as numerous high school electives. A variety of students use Red Comet’s online learning program – students in need of credit recovery, students attending public high schools who cannot attend all of their high school classes, students attending private schools who are looking for electives or Advanced Placement classes, home school high school students who need help in specific subject areas, athletes, students with part-time jobs etc.

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