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Gunshot and Explosive Residue Testing Kit

Item # 211870 With Digital This kit includes 1-year access to digital resources including videos, digital teacher’s manuals, printable student guides, interactive lessons, editable assessment questions, and more.

Your students will have a blast with this forensics kit!

Grade 9–College. Give your students an opportunity to become crime scene technicians as they learn about explosive residue testing. Students perform chemical tests for the presence of explosive residue and observe a scanning electron microscopy image for characteristic patterns of gunshot residue. Correlated to the Next Generation Science Standards*, kit equips a class of 32 and includes digital teacher's manual and student guide download.

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$93.00

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Your students will have a blast with this forensics kit!

Grade 9–College. Here's an opportunity for your students to become crime scene technicians as they learn about explosive residue testing. Students perform chemical tests for the presence of explosive residue. They also observe a scanning electron microscopy (SEM) image for characteristic patterns of gunshot residue (GSR). Kit is fully correlated to the Next Generation Science Standards* (NGSS) and includes free 1-year access to a digital teacher's manual and student guide download. Activity is designed for a class of 32 students working in pairs.

Students will:

  • Chemically test a sample for the presence of nitrates
  • Observe the collection of a sample for SEM testing
  • Analyze an SEM micrograph of GSR for characteristic patterns
  • Document the evidence collection process

*Next Generation Science Standards® is a registered trademark of WestEd. Neither WestEd nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.

Product Families Featuring This Item:

 
Components Qty Included?
Gunpowder Particle Test Kits 18 Included
Lead Nitrate, 5 mL 1 Included
GSR SEM Kit 1 Included
SEM Cards Set 1 Included
Digital Teacher's Manual with Reproducible Student Guide (downloaded from Internet) 1 Needed, Not Included
Internet Connection Needed, Not Included
Computer, Laptop, or Tablet Needed, Not Included
Disposable Gloves 16 Needed, Not Included
Cotton Swabs Needed, Not Included
Metric Rulers 8 Needed, Not Included
Document Camera 1 Needed, Not Included