Crime-Fighting Devices

Crime-Fighting Devices

by Robert Snedden

Hardcover(Library Binding)

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How can machines detect crime?

Can lasers listen to conversations?

How does a Taser work?

This addition to the Sci-Hi series looks at how the application of science and technology can help to fight crime. It looks at scanners, sensors, and security sprays, explains natural and genetic fingerprints, and shows how robots can be used to defuse bombs.

Sci-Hi is a visually stimulating series that takes learning science topics to a whole new level! Each title in the series explains an area of physical, life, or earth and space science in a way that is both engaging and comprehensive. Features of the series include high-interest spreads, timelines, clearly explained scientific terms and further information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410942753
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2011
Series: Sci-Hi: Science and Technology
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 960L (what's this?)
Age Range: 11 - 15 Years

Table of Contents

One Step Ahead 4

Crime Prevention 6

Surveillance 12

Eyes in the Sky 18

Satellites and Tracking 22

The Scene of the Crime 24

Crime and Computers 30

Dealing with Danger 34

Future Technology 40

Timeline 42

Glossary 44

Find Out More 46

Index 48

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