Science Detectives: How Scientists Solved Six Real-Life Mysteries

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Think science is a bunch of test tubes, microscopes and guys in lab coats? Think again! Science is bursting with far-out but true stories, fascinating puzzles and mind-boggling mysteries. Science Detectives follows fearless and dedicated science sleuths tracking down leads and solving cases all over the world -- in cities and in deserts, deep underground, high in the sky and even in your DNA. Science Detectives includes five fascinating projects to test your science-detection ...
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Overview

Think science is a bunch of test tubes, microscopes and guys in lab coats? Think again! Science is bursting with far-out but true stories, fascinating puzzles and mind-boggling mysteries. Science Detectives follows fearless and dedicated science sleuths tracking down leads and solving cases all over the world -- in cities and in deserts, deep underground, high in the sky and even in your DNA. Science Detectives includes five fascinating projects to test your science-detection skills.
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Books like this make science more interesting, and vital to young people, and encourage them to participate in community projects ?
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(Includes) enough specific detail to keep young detectives engaged.

Books like this make science more interesting, and vital to young people, and encourage them to participate in community projects ?

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781553379959
  • Publisher: Kids Can Press, Limited
  • Publication date: 8/28/2006
  • Pages: 48
  • Sales rank: 947,480
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Lexile: 970L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 9.00 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.18 (d)

Meet the Author

YES Mag: Canada's Science Magazine for Kids is an award-winning periodical that makes science, technology, engineering and mathematics exciting and fun for kids.

Rose Cowles has won awards for both illustration and design. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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