DNA Detective: When Crime Threatens Rare Animals, a Scientist Turns Sleuth to Crack the Case (Science World)
George Amato, a conservation geneticist at the AMNH, studies natural history and endangered species. But when crime threatens rare animals, the scientist turns sleuth and his lab turns forensics to crack the case.
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This online article is from Science Explorations, a collaboration between AMNH and Scholastic designed to promote science literacy. Written for students in grades 6-10, this article from Science World magazine has the following content:
- An in-depth look at how a conservation geneticist turned sleuth to help crack a case that threatened rare animals.
- A "More from the Museum" section that offers quizzes, experiments, and other activities.
- A "Talking Science" video.
- An online activity with links to mini-movies, fun activities, and other science interactives
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SubtopicTools and Methods