Ink Chromatography and Forensics STEM Kit


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Use this kit to introduce your students to ink chromatography and its application in solving forensics cases. Students gain experience in creating ink databases, identifying _ink tags_ to _date_ various inks and then use them (as professional document examiners do) in solving two mysteries involving document inks _ an apparent suicide note and a forgery case. Includes materials for three detailed activities (with _model_ and _inquiry_ investigational paths _ a total of four investigational activities), which can accommodate up to 40 students. Also contains a DVD with PDF Teacher and Student Guides and other digital content. Covered concepts include: data analysis, chromatographs, inks and their composition-mixtures, compounds, mixtures, molecules, solubility, affinity, polar substances, Rf values, capillary action, light energy, fluorescence, and hypothesis testing. Student activity PDFs have a special Typewriter functionality allowing them to take notes, record experimental data, and answer analysis questions. They simply e-mail their worksheets back to you!

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Weight 3.3 lbs
Dimensions 13 × 12 × 3 in