Explore Books About forensics


Forensics in the Real World by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Forensics in the Real World

Grade 4-6
Released in 2017

First, learn what forensics is and how it came to be. Then, peek inside the daily lives of the real crime scene investigators, forensic specialists, and research scientists that help solve crimes every day. Includes insight into real cases and plenty of info on what it takes to do these important jobs.
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Discover Forensic Science by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Discover Forensic Science

Grade 3-5
Released in 2016
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Forensic scientists study evidence to figure out who committed a crime. But how do they determine the cause of death? And how do they use trained dogs and devices to track scents? Learn about the latest tools and techniques in use by forensic scientists, and discover how their work helps bring criminals to justice.
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Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild

Explore real cases that take you from the crime scene to the laboratory to the courtroom. See how scientists use DNA fingerprints to identify endangered species, match wild parents with their babies, or trace an animal victim’s home country. Become a wildlife detective by tackling four crime-busting experiments.
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Forensic Science: In Pursuit of Justice by L.E. Carmichael - Front Cover

Forensic Science: In Pursuit of Justice

Grade 8+
Released in 2015

This book explores how forensic science first developed. It covers the history of DNA fingerprinting, autopsy and anthropology, chemistry and toxicology, ballistics, blood spatter analysis, fingerprints, trace evidence, and questioned documents, with emphasis on key scientists and landmark cases. Current issues in forensic science, and the future of the field, are also discussed.
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