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Crime Lab 101: 25 Different Experiments in Crime Detection (Dover Children's Science Books)

ISBN: 9780486488646
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2012-07-17
Number of pages: 128
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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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