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