- 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 'Gut-eating Bugs Maggots Reveal the Time of Death!', published 2007 under ISBN 9780531118245 and ISBN 053111824X.