Detective Science 40 Crime-solving, Case-breaking, Crook-catching Activities for Kids by Jim Wiese


Detective Science 40 Crime-solving, Case-breaking, Crook-catching Activities for Kids by Jim Wiese

Children/Science Become a super science sleuth with ...Detective Science 40 Crime-Solving, Case-Breaking, Crook-Catching Activities for Kids Search for evidence, gather clues, and discover how science can help solve a mystery. From dusting for fingerprints to analyzing handwriting, these easy, fun-filled activities give you a firsthand look at how detectives and forensic scientists use science to solve real-life crimes. Make a plaster cast of a shoe. Identify lip prints left on a glass. Examine hair and clothing fibers. Practice chemistry to identify mystery substances, and much more. In no time at all, you'll be thinking like a detective and performing experiments like a real forensic scientist!

About the Author

JIM WIESE (British Columbia, Canada) is a science teacher and an educational coordinator for nonprofit organizations. He is the author of the popular kids' science-activities books Roller Coaster Science and Rocket Science, both from Wiley.

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128 pages


Jim Wiese
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Publication date

21st March 1996



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