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The Mystery of Lyle and Louise: Blood Spatter Analysis Kit

Item # 212404

Grade 9–College. Blood spatter is found at the cabin crime scene. Your students must determine how the splatter formed. Students first learn about the techniques for blood-spatter pattern analysis. Using a blood drop, students conduct an experiment designed to determine the relationship between height and angle of impact and size and shape of spatter.

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$205.00

Ships from the manufacturer and will arrive on or about 1/5/17

Grade 9–College. Blood spatter is found at the cabin crime scene. Your students must determine how the splatter formed. Students first learn about the techniques for blood-spatter pattern analysis. Using a blood drop, students conduct an experiment designed to determine the relationship between height and angle of impact and size and shape of spatter.

Students drop synthetic blood, from different heights and angles, onto paper, then measure the size and shape of those drops. Afterwards, students use Microsoft® Excel® or another spreadsheet program to analyze data and build a mathematical model. They apply the mathematical model to blood-spatter patterns - simulated with a cardboard model - in the cabin. Students determine impact points that caused the spatter by attaching strings to blood in the crime-scene-model walls at angles predicted by the model. Note: Kit can be shipped and stored at room temperature.

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Components Qty Included?
Cardboard Blood Drop Angle Support 6 Included
3-D Cardboard Cabin Model 6 Included
Sheets of 11 x 17" Paper 50 Included
Bottles of Synthetic Blood 6 Included
Pasteur Pipettes 6 Included
Pasteur Pipette Bulbs 6 Included
Sets of Crime Scene Blood Spatter Images 6 Included
Sets of String 6 Included
Box of Push-Pins Included
Measuring Tapes 6 Included
Teacher's Manual Included
Lab Gloves Needed, Not included
Computer with Microsoft® Excel® or Other Spreadsheet Program. Needed, Not included
 
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