Your Safer Source for Science

Since 1977

Address P.O. Box 219 Batavia, IL 60510
Phone 800-452-1261
Fax 866-452-1436
Email flinn@flinnsci.com

Product 13071

By: The Flinn Staff

In the Forensic Glow Blood System Demonstration Kit, a simulated blood sample will be detected using a chemiluminescent blood detection solution similar to the type used by actual forensic scientists.

See more product details

Options:

(Select option to see volume pricing availability)

Product Details

You arrive at the crime scene, a murder has occurred. Bloodstains should be present but can’t be seen. How can you determine if and where the blood is located? In this activity, a simulated blood sample will be detected using a chemiluminescent blood detection solution similar to the type used by actual forensic scientists! As the blood detection solution comes in contact with simulated blood, a bright blue glow appears. An excellent inexpensive activity that may be used alone or added to your current forensics unit. Includes detailed instructions and enough materials to perform the activity over 50 times. No actual blood or blood products are used.

Concepts: Forensics, chemiluminescence, bloodstain patterns.
Time Required: 15 minutes


Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Planning and carrying out investigations

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
MS-PS1.B: Chemical Reactions
HS-PS1.B: Chemical Reactions

Crosscutting Concepts

Patterns
Stability and change