- Background information to build content-area knowledge: Scientific Timelines, Words to Know, Job Descriptions, Seminal Cases. - Chapter Summaries/Questions recap the evidence: You're the M.E. - Reading Cues and Clues: Prompts, call-outs, highlighted words, diagrams, and primary sources. - Field Guides and Tools: Bone Guides, Parasite Guides, Gadgets. - Cool, bold, graphic design: CSI-like real-time graphic organizers. - Critical thinking and analysis: the science behind identifying who, what, when, where, and why. 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 'Skulls And Skeletons True Life Stories of Bone Detectives', published 2007 under ISBN 9780531175279 and ISBN 0531175278.