Innovating Science Forensic Case Study: Small Town, Big Problem (Materials for 15 Groups)
- Classroom lab activity designed to simulate a small-town forensics investigation
- Students will analyze various types of forensic evidence, including fingerprints, money, handwiritng samples, and more
- Students will use the results of their analysis to conclude the identity of the most likely suspect
- Kit includes enough material for 15 groups of students
- Teacher's manual and student study guide copymasters are included
In this forensic science lab activity, students will take on the role of a forensic scientist. In this role, they are tasked with the analysis of various forensic evidence to provide the police with a likely suspect. During their investigation, students will study fingerprints, unknown powders, money, simulated urine samples, and handwriting to narrow down the list of possible suspects. This kit includes enough material for 15 groups of students, as well as teacher's manual, student study guide copymasters, and safety data sheets.
What's in the box?
- 6 bottles White Powder Evidence, Suspects 1-6 (25g each)
- 6 bottles Simulated Urine Sample, Suspects 1-6 (10mL each)
- 3 bottles drug detection reagent, 10mL each
- 3 bottles drug extraction reagent, 10mL each
- 3 bottles drug metabolite detection reagent, 10mL each
- 90 Money Evidence Strips, Suspects 1-6 (15 strips each)
- 15 spot plates
- Teacher's manual, student study guide copymasters, and safety data sheets
WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals including Phenolphthalein and Methanol/Methyl isobutyl ketone, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov.