Grab this briefcase full of investigators tools and get ready to track down some crooks! Students will learn about how detectives use forensic science to answer questions, gather evidence, and solve crimes. Experiment with the equipment and techniques used by real detectives to develop observation and problem-solving skills. Students will learn about securing a crime scene; gathering and documenting evidence, including fingerprints, footprints, and tire tracks; analyzing evidence, such as hair and fibers, counterfeit currency, and soil samples; plus deciphering codes, writing messages with invisible ink, and communicating with secret symbols. The 32-page, full-color experiment book guides investigations with rich illustrations and step-by-step instructions. Recommended for ages 8+.