Body System Disease Investigations

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

Presented with real-life scenarios of infections, secondary-level readers will experience the scientific method that medical teams and scientists use to decipher symptoms and lab test results. Using this mystery diagnosis/CSI format, each book contains five chapters, in which each chapter covers a different disease/ailment set up as a "case." Helped by the supersleuth character, "Annie Biotica," this engaging and fun series makes the health and life science content more relevant to the student’s own life.

  • Highlights the real-world use of the scientific method to diagnose and treat infectious diseases
  • Covers life science, body systems, and health in a fun way by formatting each case study in a CSI-like presentation
  • Contains graphic style illustrations
  • Supports the science curriculum
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color photographs and illustrations
  • Contains a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2013
  • Series Lexile: 730
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The Case of the Flesh-Eating Bacteria

The Case of the Flesh-Eating Bacteria

Annie Biotica Solves Skin Disease Crimes

Michelle Faulk, PhD
What do you get when you combine evil microbes trying to harm the skin and a super detective skilled at Body System Disease Investigations? You get crime-solving super sleuth Annie Biotica! Join Annie's team: Read the case, check out a line-up of the disease suspects, test the body system for infection, and help Annie Biotica and her science team crack the case! These engaging and easy-to-read books use the scientific method to decipher symptoms, review lab results, and diagnose and treat diseases...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3945-2
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Case of the Infected Tick

The Case of the Infected Tick

Annie Biotica Solves Circulatory System Disease Crimes

Michelle Faulk, PhD
What do you get when you combine evil microbes trying to harm the circulatory system and a super detective skilled at Body System Disease Investigations? You get crime-solving super sleuth Annie Biotica! Join Annie's team: Read cases about Lyme disease and malaria...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3948-3
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Case of the Rusty Nail

The Case of the Rusty Nail

Annie Biotica Solves Nervous System Disease Crimes

Michelle Faulk, PhD
Rabies . . . tetanus . . . West Nile disease . . .What do you get when you combine evil microbes trying to harm the nervous system and a super detective skilled at Body System Disease Investigations? You get crime-solving super sleuth Annie Biotica! Join Annie's team: Read the case, check out a line-up of the disease suspects, test the body system for infection, and help Annie Biotica and her science team crack the case! These engaging and easy-to-read books use the scientific method to decipher symptoms, review lab results, and diagnose and treat diseases...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3949-0
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Case of the Sneezy Popcorn

The Case of the Sneezy Popcorn

Annie Biotica Solves Respiratory System Disease Crimes

Michelle Faulk, PhD
Strep throat . . . pneumonia . . . influenza . . . What do you get when you combine evil microbes trying to harm the respiratory system and a super detective skilled at Body System Disease Investigations? You get crime-solving super sleuth Annie Biotica! Join Annie's team: Read the case, check out a line-up of the disease suspects, test the body system for infection, and help Annie Biotica and her science team crack the case! These engaging and easy-to-read books use the scientific method to decipher symptoms, review lab results, and diagnose and treat diseases...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3946-9
Binding: Library Ed.
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The Case of the Undercooked Burger

The Case of the Undercooked Burger

Annie Biotica Solves Digestive System Disease Crimes

Michelle Faulk, PhD
E. coli . . . Salmonella . . . Worms! What do you get when you combine evil invaders trying to harm the digestive system and a super detective skilled at Body System Disease Investigations? You get crime-solving super sleuth Annie Biotica! Join Annie's team: Read the case, check out a line-up of the disease suspects, test the body system for infection, and help Annie Biotica and her science team crack the case! These engaging and easy-to-read books use the scientific method to decipher symptoms, review lab results, and diagnose and treat diseases...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-3947-6
Binding: Library Ed.
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