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Author Messner, Kate.
Title Solve this : forensics : super science and curious capers for the daring detective in you / Kate Messner and Anne Ruppert.
Publication Info. Washington, DC : National Geographic Kids, [2020]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Non-Fiction  Juv. 507 M    DUE 02-04-23
Description 160 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Series National Geographic kids
National Geographic kids.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 150-151) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Branches of science -- Kinds of evidence -- Tools of the trade -- How to use this book -- Safety guidelines -- Stolen species -- Bonobo ransom -- The grave robber's mistake -- Stolen bones -- One more mystery -- Forensic anthropology -- A closer look : trace evidence -- Try this! : discover how an accelerated mass spectrometer works -- So you want to be a forensic scientist!
Summary "Are you ready to do some detective work? In this book you'll crime-solve your way through some seriously puzzling made-up mysteries to explore the field of Forensic Science-the study of evidence to help solve crimes. You'll analyze stains on a computer keyboard, dust for fingerprints, examine bite marks, dig up evidence, and much, much more. Then you'll use what you've learned to ID the suspect. Think you have what it takes to crack the case?" -- Page 4 of cover.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Grades 4 to 6.
Subject Science -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Forensic sciences -- Juvenile literature.
Problem solving -- Juvenile literature.
Criminal investigation -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Ruppert, Anne.
Added Title Forensics : super science and curious capers for the daring detective in you
ISBN 9781426337444 (paperback)
1426337442 (paperback)
9781426337451 (hardcover)
1426337450 (hardcover)