Cool Crime Scene Basics: Securing the Scene
Secure the scene and gather up your eyewitnesses! This cool title introduces readers to the art of crime scene investigations and the scientific method. Each book includes step-by-step directions on how to conduct experiments and tests. Readers will complete a variety of activities, from creating and analyzing maps to determining the best search pattern. When the readers are done with this investigative and intriguing title, their "CSI" journal will be full of problem-solving information, and they'll be thinking like real investigators! Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||Science & Technology|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||S|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.5|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||127139|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Cool CSI – Horn Book Guide
These hands-on books clearly explain basic premises and techniques of crime scene investigators, then suggest simple ways to duplicate the processes, such as distinguishing among different kinds of pollen and testing people’s memory of objects—all the while recording data in a notebook. . . .The colorfully illustrated series will engage readers.
Cool CSI – School Library Journal
These books explain how crime-scene investigators use science to analyze evidence and thereby solve crimes, providing easy hands-on experiments to help young investigators get started. Biological Clues discusses gathering and examining evidence left by humans and animals. In Crime Scene Basics, readers will become familiar with the tools used by investigators and how to set up a CSI kit, and learn techniques such as mapping the scene and measuring dimensions. Eyewitness Encounters covers interrogations, composite sketches, animal investigative techniques, and observation and memory skills.