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Analysis of Hair 10-522

Target Grades: 9-14

The Hair Analysis Kit provides students with the opportunity to use scientific methods and basic laboratory skills to study the morphology of hair samples from various species.  Includes a discussion of hair used as evidence in forensic science, directions for mounting hair samples and visualizing scale patterns, and illustrated descriptions of hair structures. Students conduct two forensic examinations using the standard procedures used by forensic examiners.  Includes instructional manuals and student worksheets. Required, but not included: microscopes, hair brushes, forceps, and plastic sandwich bags. Designed for 24 students working in six groups of four. Meets national standards for grade levels 9-12.

Kit Contains:
Instructor Manual
Student Manual
Student Diagram Charts
#1 Examination Worksheets
#2 Examination Worksheets
Microscope Slides
Cover Slips
Hair Sample A
Hair Sample B
Hair Sample C
Mounting Media
Fingernail Polish