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Whose Fingerprints Are These?

Crime-Solving Science Projects

Series: Who Dunnit? Forensic Science Experiments

By Robert Gardner

Think you have what it takes to be a forensic scientist? Use your sleuthing skills and the scientific method to do fun science projects about fingerprints, lip prints, footprints, and more. Many experiments include ideas you can use for your science fair, and each chapter ends with a crime for you to solve!

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<h2><a href="../Whose_Bones_Are_These/3822">Whose Bones Are These?: <i>Crime-Solving Science Projects</i></a></h2>

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"…offers an excellent introduction to the world of forensics…A great resource for a popular topic!"

BookLinx Book Evaluation Program

". . . it is sure to whet the interest of its readers for more information."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, September 2010

"Young scientists interested in forensics will delight in this simple explanation of how to take and use fingerprints, lip prints, tooth prints, and footprints to obtain evidence."

Denver Public Schools, April 25, 2010

"Excellent introduction to fingerprinting and other methods of examining unique identifying characteristics."

Denton Independent School District, February 25, 2010

"With all of the interest in television shows about forensics, this book will be a popular one and will support science fair projects."

Garland Independent School District, March 31, 2010

". . . a terrific introduction to fingerprints for younger readers . . . Elementary-school-age readers will find this book engaging and exciting. It does a great job at using the scientific method as a tool to encourage children to learn more on their own."

Science Books & Films, May 2010

"These books are more accessible for beginners . . . and contain more visuals."

School Library Journal, May 2010

". . . a great book for teachers, parents, or any educational professional wishing to teach and incorporate these scientific projects into their curriculum . . . Adding this book to your science collection will not only benefit your lesson planning for science, your students, kids, and helpers will enjoy learning about what this book has to offer."

Children's Literature

". . . a very well written book that will relate well to many young readers."

TriState Young Adult Book Review Committee, March 2010

"The scientific method and how to prepare a science project are discussed in the introduction."

Highlands Regional Library Cooperative, May 3, 2010

Student mystery lovers and science problem solvers may wonder how the CSIs on TV solve those crimes in under an hour. This book provides real answers . . . The book is recommended for grades 3–4 . . . also use this book for 5th grade and for struggling readers in other grades . . . could also be a resource for students who may not have a clear idea of what to do for a science fair project."

National Science Teachers Association Recommends Web site, posted May 11, 2010

". . . will appeal to many who are interested in solving crime and forensics . . . Information on the scientific method is a terrific inclusion."

Eastern Washington Book Review Council

"The information is presented in a very organized fashion . . . Just the right amount of straight-forward, interesting text combined with interesting illustrations . . ."

Arlington Independent School District, April 20, 2010

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