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Crime Under the Microscope!

In the Forensics Lab

Series: Solve That Crime!

By Carol Ballard

CRIME UNDER THE MICROSCOPE! explores the forensic processes investigators use while magnifying clues in the crime lab. Discover how forensic scientists use microscopes and night-tech magnifiers to examine fingerprints, bullets, DNA evidence, weapons, and more. Try a variety of hands-on activities to see what being a forensic scientist is all about!

Library Bound Book978-0-7660-3374-0$27.27$20.45

Other books in Solve That Crime!

<h2><a href="../At_the_Crime_Scene/2994">At the Crime Scene!: <i>Collecting Clues and Evidence</i></a></h2>
<h2><a href="../Bones_Speak/2995">Bones Speak!: <i>Solving Crimes from the Past</i></a></h2>
<h2><a href="../Counterfeit/2996">Counterfeit!: <i>Stopping Fakes and Forgeries</i></a></h2>
<h2><a href="../Crimebusting/2998">Crimebusting!: <i>Identifying Criminals and Victims</i></a></h2>
<h2><a href="../Virtual_Crime/2999">Virtual Crime!: <i>Solving Cybercrime</i></a></h2>


"This book will encourage students to pursue careers in the forensic sciences."

The Science Teacher, April/May 2012

"A CSI overview for middle schoolers. It provides enough detail to be informative and high-interest. Language is easy to understand and the glossary helps clarify more difficult vocabulary."

Southwest Ohio and Neighboring Libraries, January 12, 2010

"These volumes provide brief but informative introductions to the subjects of crime and forensic science. Some of the books offer specific information on the forensic process while others focus on the broad context of the topics."

The Horn Book Guide, Spring 2010

". . . provides a great introduction to the types of work forensic scientists perform . . . will encourage students to pursue a career in the forensic sciences."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site, posted October 21, 2009

"This very readable series explains forensic science and the work that criminalists do . . . This series will be valuable where interest or curriculum creates a need."

Library Media Connection, January/February 2010

"Written in easy to understand language . . . it is ideal for the reluctant reader . . . a quality product and a welcome addition to library shelves."

Children's Literature

"These books offer a variety of topics dealing with forensic science and include more than just body and blood evidence."

School Library Journal, Fall 2009

". . . this book may entice young readers into looking at science experimentation in a new and different way . . . The text is clearly written . . . it is sure to whet the interest of its readers for more information."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, November 2009

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