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Crime Lab 101 : 25 Different Experiments in Crime Detection
by Robert Gardner




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Do you have what it takes to be a crime scene investigator? Any budding detective with an interest in police work will be fascinated by this inside look at detection and forensic science. A series of Crime Labs focus on practicing specific techniques, and Crime Lab Exercises explore the principles behind the methods of detection.
Learn how to record and lift fingerprints, identify a ransom note's ink, and reveal messages on a seemingly blank page. You'll also discover approaches to code cracking; voice pattern analysis; and matching hair, clothing, and tissue samples. A history of forensic science is included in this eye-opening look at crime detection, along with true-life tales of famous sleuths and remarkable cases.
An entertaining title for junior detectives, recreational readers, and science-fair students. -- School Library Journal
Detective wannabes will find a wealth of how-to tips. -- New York Newsday

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Overview

Do you have what it takes to be a crime scene investigator? Any budding detective with an interest in police work will be fascinated by this inside look at detection and forensic science. A series of Crime Labs focus on practicing specific techniques, and Crime Lab Exercises explore the principles behind the methods of detection.
Learn how to record and lift fingerprints, identify a ransom note's ink, and reveal messages on a seemingly blank page. You'll also discover approaches to code cracking; voice pattern analysis; and matching hair, clothing, and tissue samples. A history of forensic science is included in this eye-opening look at crime detection, along with true-life tales of famous sleuths and remarkable cases.
An entertaining title for junior detectives, recreational readers, and science-fair students. -- School Library Journal
Detective wannabes will find a wealth of how-to tips. -- New York Newsday

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780486488646
  • ISBN-10: 0486488640
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: July 2012
  • Page Count: 120
  • Reading Level: Ages 11-14
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.3 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds

Series: Dover Science Books for Children

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