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CSI Expert!: Forensic Science for Kids

CSI TechnicianBy Karen K. Schultz
Prufrock Press, 2008

Ages: Adult supervision of 8-12 year olds
ISBN: 1593633122

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)

AutopsyBy Christopher Cooper
DK Eyewitness Books, 2008

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0756633834

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

DetectivesBy Jim Wiese
Wiley Publishing, 1996

Ages: 9-12
ISBN: 0471119806

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

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0766032450

Take a look at fingerprints and how they can be used to solve crimes. Lots of projects for you to do.


Taking fingerpirints

Firearms and Fingerprints (Essentials of Forensic Science)

Automatic pistolBy Edward Hueske
Facts on File, 2008

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0816055122

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

Ages 9-12
ISBN: 0736824219

Learn how authorities use firearms in the solving of crimes.


Theif breaking in

DK Readers: Crime Busters

By Andrew Donkin
DK Children, 2008

Ages 7-12
ISBN: 0789478811

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.


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