Detective Science: 40 Crime-Solving, Case-Breaking, Crook-Catching Activities for Kids

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Become a super science sleuth with . . .

Detective Science

40 Crime-Solving, Case-Breaking, Crook-Catching Activitiesfor Kids

Search for evidence, gather clues, and discover how science canhelp solve a mystery. From dusting for fingerprints to analyzinghandwriting, these easy, fun-filled activities give you a firsthandlook at how detectives and forensic scientists use science to solvereal-life crimes.

Make a plaster cast of a shoe. Identify lip prints left on aglass. Examine hair and clothing fibers. Practice chemistry toidentify mystery substances, and much more.

In no time at all, you'll be thinking like a detective andperforming experiments like a real forensic scientist!

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This entertaining and educational book lets kids experience detective work first hand. Contains 40 different, scientifically-sound, inexpensive activities children can do to explore the world of forensic science--from dusting for fingerprints and analyzing handwriting to ink chromatography and voice identification. Teaches kids the fundamentals of the scientific method--observing, hypothesizing, predicting, measuring, interpreting data and drawing conclusions.

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JIM WIESE (British Columbia, Canada) is a science teacher and an educational coordinator for nonprofit organizations. He is the author of the popular kids' science-activities books Roller Coaster Science and Rocket Science, both from Wiley.

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