Crime Scene Investigators

Age Level: 10–14  Grade Level: 5–9

This thrilling series takes readers right to the scene of the crime, giving students interested in forensics an in-depth look at the science of crime-solving. Filled with vivid, full-color images and enthralling real cases, these books support the Next Generation Science Standards by discussing how forensic scientists use physics, chemistry, biology, and other disciplines to crack a case, while introducing young readers to the exciting techniques and tools of the trade. The last chapter provides information on forensic careers, including salaries and a list of schools that offer training in the forensic sciences.
• High-interest true crime stories written in an engaging narrative form
• Informative sidebars dive deeper into the topic
• An intriguing introduction to forensic science and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) topics, encouraging students to pursue further education in these high-in-demand fields
• Contains chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading list with books and websites, and an index
• Features real-life case studies drawn from ancient history and contemporary crime
• Highlights the forensic techniques used to solve each crime

    Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Websites, Chapter Notes
  • Spring 2018
  • FirstPrevPage 1 of 11NextLast
    Investigating Bones

    Investigating Bones

    Ellina Litmanovich
    Bones are a powerful tool for forensic anthropologists. They can indicate age and gender, and a set of teeth or a fragment of bone can even show when a person died, as well as how long the body has been decomposing...Read More

    Buying Options

    ISBN: 9780766091825
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    Investigating Cybercrime

    Investigating Cybercrime

    Angie Timmons
    Cybercriminals are criminals in the truest sense of the word. However, their techniques are highly specialized and technical. Their crimes are high-impact and often global, but, simultaneously, they are difficult to trace, often leading investigators on thrilling chases in an underworld society of coders and hackers...Read More

    Buying Options

    ISBN: 9780766091832
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    Investigating DNA and Blood

    Investigating DNA and Blood

    Ellina Litmanovich
    Bloodstains provide clues as to how a crime had been committed. When a speck of blood falls on a surface, it leaves a shape and stain. This is called bloodstain evidence. Each individual carries DNA that is unique to him or her, except for identical twins...Read More

    Buying Options

    ISBN: 9780766091849
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    Investigating Fingerprints

    Investigating Fingerprints

    Hallie Murray
    Fingerprints are completely unique to each individual. Not even identical twins have the same fingerprints. So it's no surprise that law enforcement uses fingerprint evidence to catch criminals. With engaging text and eye-catching visuals, this book examines all aspects of fingerprints and their use in forensic analysis...Read More

    Buying Options

    ISBN: 9780766091856
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    Investigating Gun Crimes

    Investigating Gun Crimes

    Michelle Faulk, PhD
    An explosion propels a bullet from a firearm, a life is taken, and a gun crime has been committed. This book uses true life crime stories from early cases like the St. Valentine's Day Massacre to more recent war crimes in Croatia to engage readers while educating them on forensic firearm analysis, which includes identifying basic types of firearms and bullets, matching bullet toolmarks to a specific gun, and gathering crime scene evidence...Read More

    Buying Options

    ISBN: 9780766091863
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    Investigating Trace Evidence

    Investigating Trace Evidence

    Stephen Eldridge
    Introduce students to the real-life science behind their favorite fictional detectives. Dramatic true crime stories solved using trace evidence inspire readers to learn about the exciting field of forensic science...Read More

    Buying Options

    ISBN: 9780766091870
    Binding: Library Ed.
    List Price: $37.27
    Discount Price: $27.95

    FirstPrevPage 1 of 11NextLast

    :
    $223.62 $167.70 + Add to wish list
    :
    $223.62 $167.70 + Add to wish list