Crime Solvers: The Unmarked Grave: Be a Forensic Anthropologist, 1st Edition

  • Alix Wood
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538206285
  • ISBN-13: 9781538206287
  • DDC: 614.17
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released February 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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A skeleton is found at a construction site. Authorities call in the person who can unearth the truth about who this was and what happened to them. This remarkable individual, a scientist, is called a forensic anthropologist. Forensic anthropology is the application of scientific methods to solve crimes involving human bodies. The impressive career is rooted in knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Readers will be riveted as they follow professional crime solvers in this book, collecting evidence to help them crack the case wide open. Important concepts are reviewed through thought-provoking quizzes and interesting activities.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Call the Forensic Anthropologist.
2: Meet a Forensic Anthropologist.
3: Specialist Skills.
4: Science Detective Know Your Bones.
5: Working As a Team.
6: Science Detective Finding Buried Evidence.
7: A Skull’s Secrets.
8: Telltale Teeth.
9: Any More Bones?.
10: Science Detective Scattered Skeleton.
11: Who Was the Victim?.
12: Science Detective Can Bones Tell You Height?.
13: Search For A Cause of Death.
14: Science Detective You Are What You Eat.
15: Meeting Face to Face.
16: Science Detective Can You Identify the Victim?.
17: A Vital Clue.
18: Science Detective Recording Evidence.
19: Preparing Evidence.
20: The Verdict.
Want to be a Forensic Anthropologist?.
Further Information.