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Books with title Forensic Science

  • Forensic Science

    Chris Cooper

    Hardcover (DK Children, May 5, 2008)
    An informative and visual guide to the world of crime-scene investigation, this DK Eyewitness book explores how science helps crack the case.Be an eyewitness of the crime scene with DK Eyewitness Books: Forensic Science. Learn about the importance of correctly handling evidence, find out why fingerprints are so critical to an investigation, see how faces can be reconstructed, explore the clues in different blood splatters, and more. From the scene of the crime to testing in the laboratory, you will learn how all the clues are put together to tell a story.Flip to the reference section to learn about the major pioneers in the field, see a timeline of forensic firsts, and locate museum exhibitions and special websites to visit to further explore this fascinating subject.DK Eyewitness Books are a perennial favorite of parents, teachers, and school-age kids, with their stunning artwork and photography and easy-to-understand text.
  • Forensic Science

    Chris Cooper

    Hardcover (DK Children, Feb. 25, 2020)
    What is forensic science and how is it used to solve a crime? Explore the fascinating, and sometimes gory, world of forensics, where science helps crack the case. How do you know if a red stain is blood or ketchup, or whose blood it is? Can computers really recognize your face in a crowd? Why are fingerprints so important in an investigation? Learn why it is critical to quickly secure a crime scene, and how DNA sampling works. Find out how maggots can reveal how long someone has been dead, or how a single fabric fiber can lead to the murderer. From the scene of the crime to testing in the laboratory, you will get to know how all the clues are put together to tell a story and reveal the guilty person. Discover how methods have changed since the days of Sherlock Holmes, the latest technology in use today, and techniques of the future. Flip to the reference section to learn about pioneers in the field, see a timeline of forensic firsts, and locate museums and special websites to visit for further inspiration and exploration. The glossary gives you all the vocab you need to sound like a real CSI expert.
  • Forensic Science

    Alex Frith, Kuo Kang Chen, Lee Montgomery, Stephen Moncrieff, Sherwin Schwartzrock

    Paperback (Usborne Pub Ltd, June 1, 2007)
    Explains how forensic scientists use different evidence to solve crimes, and presents true-crime cases in comic book format.
  • Discover Forensic Science

    L. E. Carmichael

    eBook (Lerner Publications TM, Aug. 1, 2016)
    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.
  • Forensic Science Investigator

    Tamra B. Orr

    language (Cherry Lake Publishing, Sept. 15, 2015)
    Readers will learn what it takes to succeed as a forensic science investigator. The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.
  • Forensic Science

    Ron Fridell

    Hardcover (Lerner Publications TM, Aug. 1, 2006)
    We’ve all seen the television shows featuring smart scientists solving crimes. But what’s real―and what’s not? Forensic scientists use science to solve crimes. They collect tiny bits of evidence from crime scenes, including fingerprints, blood, insects, carpet fibers, and more. So how do scientists really use this evidence to figure out crimes? Find out through these fascinating, real-life examples.
  • Forensic Science Experiments

    Pamela Walker, Elaine Wood

    Hardcover (Facts on File, Oct. 1, 2009)
    Presents new, tested experiments related to the intriguing field of forensic science. Forensic science is an applied science that uses scientific principles to meet specific goals. Students will be required to collect evidence, perform research, develop hypotheses, think analytically, conduct interviews, analyze data, employ deductive reasoning, draw conclusions, and finally share their results with others. The experiments are designed to promote interest in science in and out of the classroom, and to improve critical-thinking skills.
  • Forensic Science

    Brian Innes, Manny Gomez

    Library Binding (Mason Crest, Aug. 1, 2016)
    Forensic sciencethe preparation of scientific evidence to be presented in courtis an increasingly valuable aspect of the investigation of crime. Although rare commentaries on the subject date back many centuries, it is only over the last 200 years that a systematic approach has been madean approach that has accelerated rapidly in the past half-century. The detection and analysis of poisons was the first forensic technique to be developed in a truly scientific manner. This was followed by the realization that fingerprints were unique to every individual; then came the methodical study of firearmsthe science of ballistics. The role of the medical examiner has become more important as understanding of the human body has increased and DNA analysis has succeeded in positively identifying a growing number of criminals. Forensic science is crucial for prosecuting crimes as well as protecting the innocent. Each title in this series contains a foreword from the Chairman of the National Law Enforcement Association, color photos throughout, charts, and back matter including: an index, chronology, and further reading lists for books and internet resources. Key Icons appear throughout the books in this series in an effort to encourage library readers to build knowledge, gain awareness, explore possibilities and expand their viewpoints through our content rich non-fiction books. Key Icons in this series are as follows: Words to Understand are shown at the front of each chapter with definitions. These words are set in boldfaced type in that chapter, so that readers are able to reference back to the definitions--building their vocabulary and enhancing their reading comprehension. Sidebars are highlighted graphics with content rich material within that allows readers to build knowledge and broaden their perspectives by weaving
  • Forensic Science

    Alex Frith

    Paperback (Usborne Publishing Ltd, Aug. 16, 2007)
  • Forensic Science

    Dr Brian Innes, Mason Crest Publishers, Charlie Fuller

    Library Binding (Mason Crest Publishers, Jan. 1, 2003)
    Reviews the historical development of crime detection methods, such as profiling and the use of biotechnology in the analysis of physical evidence. Ages 10-14.
  • Forensic Science

    DK Publishing

    Library Binding (DK Children, May 5, 2008)
    The world's most trusted nonfiction series is now available with a CD of clipart included in the hardcover edition that compliments a fact-filled title full of spectacular photographs and illustrations.
  • Forensic Science

    Peter Pentland, Pennie Stoyles

    Library Binding (Chelsea Clubhouse, Aug. 1, 2002)
    Surveys some of the scientific principles used in investigating crime scenes and suspects.