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Forensic Impressions 10-538

Target Grades: 8-12

Footprints, shoe prints, tire tracks, and other impressions imbedded in soft material, if properly identified, preserved, and evaluated, may provide the crime scene investigator with valuable class evidence. Students become the CSI detectives and learn to properly collect, record, and avoid destroying crime scene evidence as they photograph and cast six types of impressions using various methods in this investigation. Includes writing impressions, plastic prints, rope and binding impressions, key impressions, tire impressions and shoe impressions using carbon powder, plaster, clay, and ink. Materials provided for 24 students working in groups of two or four, depending upon the activity. Required, but not included: an old tire, an old gym shoe, mixing containers, a spray bottle, and newspaper. Meets national standards for grades 8-12.

Kit Contains:
Instructor's Manual
Students Manual
MSDS
Carbon Powder
Paint Brushes
Plain Paper
Modeling Clay
Plaster of Paris
Spoons
5 Different Rope Samples
Magnifying Glass
Tongue Depressors
Tire Impressions Pictures
Ink Roller
Ink
Cups
Soil
Sifting Screen
Tooth Brushes
Pans
Petri Dishes