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Forensic Chemistry of Document Analysis

BR9003

Innovating Science™.

The school library’s computers have been stolen. Left behind was a ransom note demanding money. Help solve the crime using thin-layer chromatography to separate the ink on the ransom note and ink found in markers tied to possible suspects. It may be possible to provide evidence as to whether or not the ransom note could have been written with a particular marker. Kit contains enough material for 15 groups. Teacher’s Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included.

Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*

Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B
Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-2; HS-PS1-3
Cross Cutting Concepts: Patterns
Engineering Practices: Analyzing and Interpreting Data; Planning and Carrying Out Investigations

Kit Includes:
3 Felt Tip Markers
15 x 30mL Chromatography Solvent
15 Silica Gel Chromatography Sheets
Capillary Tubes

DOT Info:
Small quantity exemption 173.4
THIS PACKAGE CONFORMS TO 49 CFR 173.4 for domestic highway or rail transport only

*"Next Generation Science Standards” is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

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