Distance Learning: Forensic Chemistry of Unknown Substances
Educational Classroom Kits and Activities
What is it?
- Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards
- Contains instruction manual
- Materials for only two groups of students or a single student
When collecting evidence at a crime scene, investigators may encounter substances that they are not able to identify in the field. These substances will be sent to a crime lab, where a forensic scientist will work to analysis and identify them. In this experiment, students will take on the role of a forensic scientists and use their observation skills, senses, and a series of chemical tests to determine the identity of two mystery substances. PS1.A; PS1.B; MS-PS1-2; patterns.