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Diablo Highway: Fiber Analysis Lab Kit

(ships from manufacturer, est arrival 7/25/22)


Grades 6–12. Students learn how to identify the characteristics of common fibers such as cotton, wool, linen, and silk in this lab. They learn the origins and the characteristics of these fibers and how to identify them when viewed through a microscope. Students also learn to recognize weaves in fabrics. 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 fiber analysis
  • 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


What’s Included:
  • 1 Control Fiber Samples, Pack
  • 1 Evidence Fiber Samples, Pack
  • 4 Forceps
  • 1 Microscope Slides, Pack
  • 1 Coverslips, Pack
  • 5 Markers
  • 1 Student's Guide Copy Master
  • Story of the Crime Booklet Copy Master
  • 1 Control/Evidence Sheets Copy Master
  • 1 Online 3-D Evidence Viewer 1-Year Access
  • 1 Teacher's Guide
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Needed But Not Included:
  •  Microscope(s)
  •  Internet Access
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