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Crime Lab 101: 25 Different Experiments in Crime Detection [NOOK Book]

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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 ...
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Crime Lab 101: 25 Different Experiments in Crime Detection

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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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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486311265
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 8/6/2013
  • Series: Dover Children's Science Books
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,122,641
  • Age range: 11 - 14 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Introduction vii

1 Science and Crime 1

2 The Development of Forensic Science and Modern Crime Detection 7

3 Fingerprints and Other Prints: Something Criminals Often Leave Behind 13

4 Other Clues that Help Solve Crimes 37

5 Documents and Crime 66

6 The Art of Sleuthing 89

7 Using Your Crime-Detecting Skills 115

Index 118

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