Eyewitness Series: Forensic Science, 1st Edition

  • Chris Cooper
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  • ISBN-10: 0756643635
  • ISBN-13: 9780756643638
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 11th Grade
  • 72 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

The most trusted nonfictions series on the market, Eyewitness Books provide an in-depth, comprehensive look at their subjects with a unique integration of words and pictures. A fascinating look at the tools and techniques used by forensic scientists in solving crimes; from fingerprint analysis to DNA testing.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: In Pursuit of the Criminal.
2: The Birth of Forensics.
3: Securing the Scene.
4: Recording the Scene.
5: Handling the Evidence.
6: Taking Fingerprints.
7: Analyzing Fingerprints.
8: Written in Blood.
9: DNA Analysis.
10: Trace Evidence.
11: Natural Clues.
12: A Good Impression.
13: Guns and Bullets.
14: Firearms in the Laboratory.
15: At the Scene of the Crime.
16: A Bug's Life.
17: Cause of Death.
18: Toxic World.
19: The Bones of the Matter.
20: Spitting Image.
21: Behavior of the Offender.
22: Fire Starters.
23: Fire Testing.
24: Crash Investigation.
25: The Big Bang.
26: Computer Forensics.
27: Paper Trail.
28: Every Picture Tells a Story.
29: Future Forensics.
30: Hall of Fame.
31: Timeline of Forensic Firsts.
32: Find Out More.
Glossary.
Index.
Acknowledgments.