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Diablo Highway: Fiber Analysis Lab Kit

Item # 212286

Grades 6–12. In this lab, students learn how to identify the characteristics of common fibers such as cotton, wool, linen, and silk and use this knowledge in the investigation of the crime. 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 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

Product Families Featuring This Item:

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