Grades 8 - 12
Grade level Equivalent: 4.2
Lexile® Measure: 670L
Guided Reading: T
- Real-World Science
- Violence and Crime
About This Book
Readers will learn about poisonings in this book from the "24/7 Science Behind the Scenes Forensics" series. This book covers the cases of Napoleon, Yushchenko, and the victims of the Excedrin attack.
Science as inquiry is the core of this dynamic, investigative, high-interest series for grades 8–12, focusing on the science and technology used to solve real-life crimes and heart-stopping mysteries.
From killer wallpaper to deadly pets, from parasites to mosquitoes, these high-interest books build vocabulary, foster scientific knowledge, and develop inquiry skills through the use of charts, timelines, briefing notes, case files, primary sources, and captivating storytelling.
• Background information to build content-area knowledge
• Chapter summaries and questions that recap the evidence
• Reading cues such as: prompts, call-outs, highlighted words, diagrams, and primary sources
• Field guides and tools
• Sidebar interviews