Solve That Crime!

Age Level: 10–14  Grade Level: 5–9

These 48-page books are high interest titles written for reluctant readers. What better way to get students reading than through forensics. Each book describes a key technique and includes activities similar to those used by crime-scene investigators. Includes sidebars, highlights of actual cases, and describes the forensic techniques used to solve the crime.

  • Explores forensic science techniques used to solve crimes
  • Encourages reluctant readers to read about forensic science
  • A variety of sidebars offer "true crime" examples, "in depth" looks at different jobs and machines, and "examine the evidence" hands-on activities.
  • Supports the inquiry-based Science curriculum
  • 6 1/2” x 9 1/4”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Fall 2009
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At the Crime Scene!

At the Crime Scene!

Collecting Clues and Evidence

Carol Ballard
A bloody fingerprint, a footprint in the mud, insect larvae—all of these are clues that help forensic scientists figure out what happened at a crime scene. Discover how crime scene investigators examine everything at a crime scene, and how they preserve evidence...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3373-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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Bones Speak!

Bones Speak!

Solving Crimes from the Past

Richard Spilsbury
How can human remains help solve old cases? In BONES SPEAK! learn how forensic scientists solve old crimes and mysteries. Recreate some of the processes forensic technicians use for yourself with hands-on activities...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3377-1
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Counterfeit!

Counterfeit!

Stopping Fakes and Forgeries

Richard Spilsbury
How are experts able to tell real from fake? Specialists use different forensics techniques to find a variety of counterfeits and forgeries including money, artwork, and pirated music, movies, or software...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3378-8
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Crime Under the Microscope!

Crime Under the Microscope!

In the Forensics Lab

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...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3374-0
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Crimebusting!

Crimebusting!

Identifying Criminals and Victims

Carol Ballard
Fingerprints, DNA evidence, trace evidence, witness statements—all of these help investigators figure out exactly what happened during a crime and who did it. Forensic scientists, artists, and pathologists help figure out who the victims and criminals are, and exactly what happened at the crime scene...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3375-7
Binding: Library Ed.
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Virtual Crime!

Virtual Crime!

Solving Cybercrime

Leon Gray
Spam, hacking, and identity theft are all kinds of cybercrimes being committed on the Internet. Learn about computer forensics and the people who use the latest technology to figure out who the criminals are...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3376-4
Binding: Library Ed.
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