- Background information to build content-area knowledge including: Scientific timelines, words to know, job descriptions, and seminal cases - Chapter Summaries and questions that recap the evidence: You're The Medical Examiner - Reading Cues and Clues: Prompts, call-outs, highlighted words, diagrams, and primary sources - Field Guides and Tools: Bone Guides, Parasite Guides, Ghost-Hunter Technology, Spy gadgets - Cool, bold, graphic design: CSI-like real-time graphic organizers - Critical thinking and analysis: the Science behind identifying who, what, when, where, why Curriculum Standards: Grades 5-8 and 9-12 Science Standards Science as Inquiry - Identify questions and concepts that guide scientific investigations. - Recognize and analyze alternative explanations and models. - Communicate and defend a scientific argument. - Results of scientific inquiry emerge from different types of investigations and public communication among scientists. Science and Technology - Communicate the problem, process, and solution - Scientists use different methods of investigation, and accept different types of evidence to support their explanations.Denega, Danielle M. is the author of 'Cold War Pigeon Patrols And Other Animal Spies', published 2007 under ISBN 9780531120811 and ISBN 0531120813.