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Diablo Highway: Hair Analysis Lab Kit

Item # 212282

Grades 6–12. In this lab, students learn how to identify hair characteristics such as cuticle, cortex, medulla, and shape of the hair shaft. They also learn how to use a microscope and their unaided eyes to identify these characteristics. Based on details from the Diablo Highway Kit (item #212188) crime scene, this lab can also be used as a stand-alone activity.

Price

$203.95

Ships from the manufacturer and will arrive on or about 7/2/21

Grades 6–12. Students learn how to identify hair characteristics, including cuticle, cortex, medulla, and shape of the hair shaft, in this lab. They also learn how to use a microscope and their unaided eyes to identify these characteristics. 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 hair 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 Hair Samples, Pack 1 Included
Evidence Hair Samples, Pack 1 Included
Microscope Slides, Pack 1 Included
Coverslips, Pack 1 Included
Forceps 4 Included
Pipets 5 Included
Markers 5 Included
Clear Nail Polish 4 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