Crime Scene Investigations: Real-Life Science Labs For Grades 6-12

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This unique resource offers activities in earth, life, and physical science as well as science inquiry and technology. The Grades 6-12 level book provides labs on life, physical, and earth science as well as critical thinking. Like real-life forensic scientists, students observe carefully, organize, and record data, think critically, and conduct simple tests to solve crimes like theft, dog-napping, vandalism and water pollution. For added fun, each resource features an original cartoon character, Investi Gator ...
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Overview

This unique resource offers activities in earth, life, and physical science as well as science inquiry and technology. The Grades 6-12 level book provides labs on life, physical, and earth science as well as critical thinking. Like real-life forensic scientists, students observe carefully, organize, and record data, think critically, and conduct simple tests to solve crimes like theft, dog-napping, vandalism and water pollution. For added fun, each resource features an original cartoon character, Investi Gator for the Elementary level and Crime Cat for Grades 6-12. All activities include complete background information with step-by-step procedures for the teacher and reproducible student worksheets. Whatever the teacher's training or experience in teaching science, Crime Scene Investigations can be an intriguing supplement to instruction.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787966300
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/13/2002
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Sales rank: 323,449
  • Product dimensions: 8.24 (w) x 10.86 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Meet the Author

Pam Walker (B.S., biology, Georgia College; M.Ed., Ed.S., Georgia Southern University) has been a teacher since 1981 and has taught science, biology, applied biology/chemistry, physics, health and physical education in grades 9-12.

Elaine Wood (A.B., biology and secondary education, M.S., and Ed.S., West Georgia College) has more than 14 years of teaching experience in physical science, biology, chemistry, physics, and applied biology/chemistry in grades 7-12 and has conducted research in genetic engineering.

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Table of Contents

About This Book.

SECTION 1: Critical-Thinking Lessons.

SECTION 2: Physical Science Lessons.

SECTION 3: Life Science Lessons.

SECTION 4: Earth Science, Archaeology, and Anthropology Lessons.

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