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The Mystery of Lyle and Louise: Hair and Fiber Analysis Kit

(ships from manufacturer, est arrival 11/6/23)


Product Details
Grade 9–College. With this kit, students are tasked with analyzing the hair and fiber evidence collected during the investigation of a cabin and a truck. Hairs and fibers are removed from trace-evidence collection tape by dissolving tape adhesive in water, then filtering hairs and fibers from the resulting solution. Next, students characterize the hairs and fibers using microscopy. After processing all the evidence, students attempt to match hair and fiber types from the truck to those found in the cabin.

Product Features

  • Includes supplies for 30 students working in 6 groups
  • Aligned to National Science Education Standards
  • Can be stored at room temperature
  • Includes fully illustrated teacher manual with technique background

Note: Kit can be shipped and stored at room temperature.


What’s Included:
  • 30 Cabin Evidence Collections
  • 12 Suspect Evidence Collections
  • 6 Truck Evidence Collections
  •  Data Collection Worksheets
  • 144 Microscope Slides with Coverslips
  • 6 Bottles of Mounting Media
  •  Teacher's Manual
Needed But Not Included:
  •  Filters
  •  Funnels
  •  Filter Paper
  •  Forceps
  •  Lab Gloves
  • 12 Light-Transmitting Microscopes
Return Policy:

If for any reason you are not satisfied with this item, it is eligible for a return, exchange, refund, or credit up to 180 days from date of purchase. Restrictions may apply. Returns & Exchanges Policy.