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Title:
Gut-eating bugs : maggots reveal the time of death!
Author:
Denega, Danielle.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York : Franklin Watts, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
64 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Can bugs tell the time of death? This book has three case studies that explore how insects found on dead bodies help scientists solve the crime and tell the time of death by studying the insects life cycles. This very energetic book has lots of great illustration and content connections.
Language:
English
Contents:
Forensic 411: What's the buzz? Overheard at the crime scene -- Bugging out: See for yourself -- Forensic team: Who's who? -- True-life case files!: Woman in the sunken car -- Family tragedy -- Case of the Grand Canyon hikers -- Forensic download: Key dates in forensic entomology: Flashback -- In the news: Ripped from the headlines -- Bugs R Us: Real stuff -- Help wanted: Forensic entomologist: Careers -- Yellow pages: Resources -- Dictionary -- Index: Author's note.
Reading Level:
650 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 5.0 1.0 114548.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 4.3 5 Quiz: 42539 Guided reading level: S.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents only
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0616/2006020871.html
ISBN:
9780531118245

9780531175255
Format :
Book

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