CSI Expert!: Forensic Science for Kids
By Karen K. Schultz
Prufrock Press, 2008
Ages: Adult supervision of 8-12 year olds
From dental impressions to fingerprints to forgery to chemical analysis. This book brings forensics into your science classroom. Filled with lots of labs for you to use to engage kids in the wonders of crime scene investigation.
Forensic Science (DK Eyewitness Books)
By Christopher Cooper
DK Eyewitness Books, 2008
As with all other books in this series, kids will love the many pictures and detailed captions in the pages of this book on forensics. From the early history of forensic science to a kid version of the workings of DNA, this book has it all.
Detective Science: 40 Crime-Solving, Case-Breaking, Crook-Catching Activities for Kids
By Jim Wiese
Wiley Publishing, 1996
Lots of fun with forensics. Case studies and practice at being a crime scene investigator on your own. Great training and fun for the elementary science lover.
Whose Fingerprints Are These?: Crime-Solving Science Projects
By Robert Gardner
Enslow Elementary, 2010
Take a look at fingerprints and how they can be used to solve crimes. Lots of projects for you to do.
Firearms and Fingerprints (Essentials of Forensic Science)
By Edward Hueske
Facts on File, 2008
Let's look back at the history of forensics. The use of fingerprints in crime investigation actually dates back several thousand years.
Ballistics (Forensic Crime Solvers)
By Barbara B. Rollins
Capstone Press, 2004
Learn how authorities use firearms in the solving of crimes.
DK Readers: Crime Busters
By Andrew Donkin
DK Children, 2008
How do they catch criminals and solve crimes? Learn about the career behind the world of forensics. Great pictures and text for reading alone or with someone.