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Forensic Chemistry of Hair Analysis

BR9007

Innovating Science™.

Discover how forensic scientists use hair to assist in solving crimes. You will discover the differences between human and animal hair as well as differences among different types of human hair. In the second part of the activity, you will try to determine the origin of a hair sample from a crime scene in relation to hair samples from four known suspects. 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: LS1.A; LS1.C
Performance Expectations: HS-LS1-1; HS-LS1-6
Cross Cutting Concepts: Energy and Matter; Structure and Function
Engineering Practices: Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions

Kit Includes:
1 box Microscope Slides
1 pkg Coverslips
Deer Hair Sample
Cat Hair Sample
Human Hair Samples
15 Forceps

DOT Info:
Non-regulated
NO SHIPPING RESTRICTIONS APPLY

*"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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