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Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation (Inquire and Investigate)

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Publisher Comments:

Winner of:

2013 Moonbeam Childrens Book Awards

Honor Book award, Science for grades K-12, Society of School Librarians International

The fascinating world of forensic science is introduced to students in this interactive book that shows them how to find clues, analyze evidence, and crack the case. Combining hands-on investigation with history, science, and technology, kids will have fun learning about the world of forensics, collecting evidence, and performing their own crime lab analysis. The open-ended activities encourage students in the seventh through ninth grades to use their imaginations and skills to experiment, create, and solve problems, while entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars illuminate the topic and bring it to life. Educational “Words to Know” are highlighted and defined within the text to reinforce new vocabulary. Projects include documenting a crime scene, identifying fingerprints, analyzing blood splatter, and extracting DNA, and additional materials include a glossary and a list of current reference works, websites, museums, and science centers.

 

Synopsis:

Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation introduces students to the fascinating world of forensic science and shows them how to find clues, analyze evidence, and crack the case. Combining hands-on activities with forensic science, kids will have fun learning about the world of forensics, evidence collection, and crime lab analysis. Entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars

illuminate the topic and bring it to life, reinforcing new vocabulary.

Projects include documenting a crime scene, identifying fingerprints, analyzing blood spatter, and extracting DNA. Additional materials include a glossary and a list of current reference works, websites, museums, and science centers. Forensics meets common core state standards in language arts for reading informational text and literary nonfiction and is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards. Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.

About the Author

Carla Mooney is a writer whose work has appeared in Golfer Girl, Highlights, and Learning Through History. She is the author of several books in the Build It Yourself series, including Amazing Africa Projects You Can Build Yourself, Explore Rivers and Ponds!, Explorers of the New World, George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself, and The Industrial Revolution. She lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Samuel Carbaugh is the illustrator of Amazing Math Projects You Can Build Yourself, Discover the Desert, Food: 25 Amazing Projects, George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself, Robotics, and Timekeeping. He lives in White River Junction, Vermont.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781619301849
Author:
Mooney, Carla
Publisher:
Nomad Press (VT)
Author:
Carlbaugh, Samuel
Author:
Carbaugh, Samuel
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Children s-Peace and Justice
Subject:
Science & Technology - Chemistry
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Inquire and Investigate
Publication Date:
20130731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in
Age Level:
from 12 up to 15

Related Subjects

Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Peace and Justice
Children's » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Science and Nature » Science Experiments » Experiments

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Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation introduces students to the fascinating world of forensic science and shows them how to find clues, analyze evidence, and crack the case. Combining hands-on activities with forensic science, kids will have fun learning about the world of forensics, evidence collection, and crime lab analysis. Entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars

illuminate the topic and bring it to life, reinforcing new vocabulary.

Projects include documenting a crime scene, identifying fingerprints, analyzing blood spatter, and extracting DNA. Additional materials include a glossary and a list of current reference works, websites, museums, and science centers. Forensics meets common core state standards in language arts for reading informational text and literary nonfiction and is aligned with Next Generation Science Standards. Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.

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