Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation (Inquire and Investigate)
Nomad Press (VT), 9781619301849, 128pp.
Publication Date: July 1, 2013
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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.
About the Author
Carla Mooney is the author of several books for young readers including Forensics: Uncover the Science and Technology of Crime Scene Investigation, The Industrial Revolution: Investigate How Science and Technology Changed the World, and Explore Rivers and Ponds! With 25 Projects. Her work has appeared in many magazines including Highlights, Faces, and Learning Through History. Carla lives in Pittsburgh, PA. Sam Carbaugh is a freelance cartoonist and illustrator. He has worked with many colleges and companies to create informational comics and illustrations. Sam lives in Grand Rapids, MI.