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Diablo Highway: Crime Scene Mapping Lab Kit

Item # 212280

Grades 6–12. In this lab, students learn how to map physical space just like a forensic science investigator. They learn how to properly document a crime scene with photos; create a field sketch; and create a refined map to scale using the rectangular or coordinate system, compass point system, baseline system, or triangulation system. Based on details from the Diablo Highway Kit (item #212188) crime scene, this lab can also be used as a stand-alone activity.

Price

$155.80

Ships from the manufacturer and will arrive on or about 6/30/21

Grades 6–12. Students learn how to map physical space just like a forensic science investigator in this lab, including how to:

  • Properly document a crime scene with photos
  • Create a field sketch
  • Create a refined map to scale using the rectangular or coordinate system, compass point system, baseline system, or triangulation system

They learn how to use a microscope and their unaided eyes to master these techniques. This activity includes all the tools teachers and students need to conduct the lab (except for microscope, not included). Based on details from the Diablo Highway Kit (item #212188) crime scene, this lab can also be used as a stand-alone activity.

The student's guide includes:

  • A clearly written, graphically rich, easy-to-understand science lesson on crime scene mapping
  • Easy-to-follow procedures for the lab activities
  • Answer tables that students record their results in and submit

The teacher's guide includes:

  • Everything included in the student's guide
  • Teacher tips on how to prepare for and conduct the lab
  • An answer key with sample values

Product Families Featuring This Item:

 
Components Qty Included?
Tape Measures 6 Included
Protractors 6 Included
Pencils 6 Included
Graph Paper, Pack 2 Included
Notepads 6 Included
Compasses 6 Included
Student's Guide Copy Master 1 Included
Story of the Crime Booklet Copy Master 1 Included
Detailed Maps of the 2 Diablo Highway Crime Scenes 2 Included
Teacher's Guide 1 Included
Microscope(s) Needed, Not Included