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Become a science sleuth as you practice the science of fingerprint detection and collection!
Collect fingerprints by dusting them with black powder and lifting them with clear stickers. Design a fingerprint file card and take prints from your friends and family. Learn how the FBI classifies fingerprints. And once you have mastered fingerprinting, put your skills to the test by playing a detective game to find and match prints! Ages 8 and up. 12 – page manual.
Collect and analyze fingerprints to learn about scientific investigation. Use black powder to dust for fingerprints and look for genetic traits. Recommended for ages 7+.
Head into the lab for an in-depth investigation of genetics, the branch of biology focused on heredity and variation in organisms, and DNA, the acid that holds the blueprints for life. See genetic material with your own eyes as you isolate the DNA from a tomato in a test tube. Investigate inheritance and learn how traits are passed down from parents to children. Learn about dominant and recessive genes and play inheritance games to determine how traits will be expressed.
Learn about the biology of reproduction, the components of cells, and how chromosomes are combined and copied. Assemble a model to see the elegant double-stranded helical structure of DNA. Then crack the genetic code and find out how the different parts, called nucleotides, fit together. Analyze DNA evidence to identify suspects and solve a crime. Breed your own bacteria colony to experiment with survival of the fittest. Read about how mutation affects genes and how scientists clone plants and animals. Full-color, 48-page manual. Recommended for ages 10+.
Now your little detectives can get on the case with the Secret Decoder Set! Designed for ages 7 years and older, this fun set features an On-the-Go Secret Decoder book with 18 game pages, 4 markers for uncovering the secret codes, a secret decoder activity pad, a decoder wheel game book, and more!
Now your little detectives can get on the case with the Secret Decoder Book! Designed for ages 7 years and older, this fun activity book features an On-the-Go Secret Decoder book with 18 game pages, a color-changer marker and a decoder wheel.
Get creative and figure out whodunit with the Deluxe Crime Scene Detective's Lab kit from Small World Toys. Designed for ages 8 and older, this cool kit gives kids the ability to solve "crimes" using the included material that assists in surveillance, eavesdropping, fingerprinting and more! Includes: binoculars, an eavesdropping device, a fingerprint identification kit, and a secret ink pen that will write invisible messages that will only be revealed under an ultra-violet flashlight.
Figure out whodunit with the Active Detective kit from Small World Toys. Designed for ages 8 years and older, this kit has everything you need to detect, survey, and discover! Includes a pair of binoculars, an eavesdropping device, a fingerprint identification kit, and a secret invisible pen that will "write" invisibly and can only be read using an ultra-violet flashlight (flashlight not included). The perfect starter kit for your budding detective.
Ages 6 and up. This powerful, handheld listening device tunes in to sounds from over 300 feet away! The state-of-the-art Sonic Sleuth features a high-sensitivity microphone, parabolic sound collection dish, high-quality headphones, and sound targeting scope. Built-in frequency controller blocks out harmful noise above 85 decibels for super-safe sonic sleuthing. Young scientists and detectives can zone in on birdsong or buddies' conversations. Perfect for science experiments and wildlife adventures. It's the ultimate eavesdropper!
Nancy B's Science Club: Crime Solver Scope & Forensics Activity JournalEducational Insights / 2013 / Other$13.99 Retail:
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Put together the clues and solve the crime!
Part of the Nancy B. Science Club series, the Crime Solver Scope & Forensic Activity Journal will help students master mystery-solving techniques that include fingerprinting, counterfeit money detection, fiber and hair identification, surveillance techniques, and more.
The crime-solver scope features a 5x telescope lens, 15x microscope lens, and a convenient pocket clip. A 22-page full-color journal is also included. Ages 8 & up.
Solve the Famous Hound of the Baskervilles Mystery - Sherlock HolmesSir Arthur Conan DoyleCarlton Books / 2012 / Hardcover$7.99 Retail:
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Books on Spying
Spy Science: 40 Secret-Sleuthing, Code-Cracking, Spy-Catching Activities for KidsJim WieseWiley / 1996 / Trade Paperback$13.46 Retail:
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Detective Science: 40 Crime-Solving, Case-Breaking, Crook-Catching Activities for KidsJim WieseWiley / 1996 / Trade Paperback$10.49 Retail:
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Crime Lab 101: 25 Different Experiments in Crime DetectionRobert GardnerDover Publications / 2012 / Trade Paperback$5.99 Retail:
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Science Sleuths: 88 Activities to Develop Science Inquiry and Critical Thinking for Grades 4-8Pam Walker, Elaine WoodWiley / 2006 / Trade Paperback$30.60 Retail:
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The Ringmaster's Secret, Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series #31Carolyn KeeneGrosset & Dunlap / 1954 / Hardcover$7.19 Retail:
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The Message in the Hollow Oak, Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series #12Carolyn KeeneGrosset & Dunlap / 1935 / Hardcover$7.19 Retail:4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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The Clue in the Old Stagecoach, Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series #37Carolyn KeeneGrosset & Dunlap / 1959 / Hardcover$7.19 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
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The Thirteenth Pearl, Nancy Drew Mystery Stories Series #56Carolyn KeeneGrosset & Dunlap / 1979 / Hardcover$6.29 Retail:5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
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The Hardy Boys
The Hardy Boys' Mysteries #20: Mystery of the Flying ExpressFranklin W. Dixon, George WilsonGrosset & Dunlap / 1941 / Hardcover$7.19 Retail:
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The Hardy Boys' Mysteries #35: The Clue in the EmbersFranklin W. DixonGrosset & Dunlap / 1956 / Hardcover$8.09 Retail:
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