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Glass Analysis Principles—Forensic Laboratory Kit

By: The Flinn Staff

Item #: AP6386

Price: $36.70

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Glass Analysis Principles Forensic Laboratory Kit utilizes safe chemicals and simulated glass to safely teach the principles of glass density analysis, a key technique used by criminalists.

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Crime scenes often contain broken glass from windows, cars, vases and numerous other glass items. Matching glass pieces with other glass pieces can reveal patterns that can help explain a criminal sequence. This activity utilizes safe chemicals and simulated glass to safely teach the principles of glass density analysis, a key technique used by criminalists. The flotation technique utilized in this lab will provide the hands-on experience students need to crystallize their general understanding of density. Students will also appreciate the complexity of glass analysis in crime scene investigations.

Complete for 30 students working in pairs.

Specifications

Materials Included in Kit: 
Isopropyl alcohol, reagent, 350 mL, 2
Sucrose, lab grade, 500 g
Pipet, Beral-type, thin stem, 30
Simulated glass beads a
Simulated glass beads b
Simulated glass beads d
Simulated glass beads f