Detective Science: 40 Crime-Solving, Case-Breaking, Crook-Catching Activities for Kids
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Detectives hunt for clues and gather evidence by using everyday science! Learn how to dust for fingerprints, make casts of footsteps, tail a suspect, examine fibers, and analyze handwriting with these easy and fun experiments. Each project includes a materials list, procedure, explanation, and illustration. 118 pages with glossary and index, softcover.

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 128
Vendor: Wiley
Publication Date: 1996
Dimensions: 10 X 7 (inches)
ISBN: 0471119806
ISBN-13: 9780471119807

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Children/Science

Become a super science sleuth with . . .

Detective Science

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

Search for evidence, gather clues, and discover how science can help solve a mystery. From dusting for fingerprints to analyzing handwriting, these easy, fun-filled activities give you a firsthand look at how detectives and forensic scientists use science to solve real-life crimes.

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

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

Author Bio

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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