Discover Forensics 2: More Ways to Use Science for Investigations

Discover Forensics 2: More Ways to Use Science for Investigations

by The Forensics Expert Group

Paperback(Second Edition)

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Every crime scene has clues if you know where to look, and with the correct techniques, you might just uncover the truth of what happened. Moments like this are perfect for forensics to come in and save the day!In this book, experts will guide you to explore how everyday objects can provide vital clues to investigative questions. You will learn to debunk myths commonly depicted on television, immerse in Singapore stories that made headlines in newspapers and challenge yourself with fun activities.Go behind the scenes and see how forensic scientists work to solve crimes. You will realise that the science learnt in school is a useful foundation for unravelling mysteries. So, let’s look at fingerprints, ropes and knots, gases, unknown substances, fire, etc., and analyse them to gather clues and find out who the culprit is. Remember — every contact leaves a trace!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789814841580
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Publication date: 05/07/2020
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 6.87(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 10 - 12 Years

About the Author

The Forensic Experts Group (TFEG) is a team of accomplished forensic scientists with more than 80 years of specialised knowledge, unique experience and skillsets to deliver high-quality forensic services. TFEG is the first private and independent forensic laboratory in Singapore that serves as a one-stop centre for a wide spectrum of forensic services. TFEG forensic scientists have worked on many local high-profile cases. TFEG is passionate about inspiring the next generation and has developed materials for the Discover Forensics SeriesTM education kits. TFEG conducts forensic education workshops and talks for schools (primary schools to tertiary institutions), which have been very well received.

Table of Contents

Welcome! 6

Chapter 1 Forensics Recapped 8

Chapter 2 Leaving a Trail of Prints 10

Chapter 3 Unravelling Tangled Evidence 26

Chapter 4 All That Glitters Is Not Gold 40

Chapter 5 What's This White Powder in My Letter? 54

Chapter 6 Take My Breath Away 66

Chapter 7 Up in Flames 84

Chapter 8 In the Courtroom 102

Taking the Next Step 112

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