Detective science: 40 crime-solving, case-breaking, crook-catching activities for kids
Children 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 children 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, children will be thinking like a detective and performing experiments like a real forensic scientist.
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