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Ballistic Angle and Trajectory Rod Set

Ballistic Angle and Trajectory Rod Set

Simulate Bullet Holes for Trajectory Determinations Follow the path of a bullet from weapon to victim or surface using the components of this ballistics set. Two sets of predrilled plastic blocks simulate the holes produced by 9 mm and .45 caliber bullets entering at 30, 45, 60, and 90 degree angles. Mount the blocks on a wall or any surface and determine trajectory using either trajectory rods or string, available separately. Set of 8 blocks.

Ballistic Angle Set

Ballistic Angle Set

Simulate Bullet Holes for Trajectory Determinations Follow the path of a bullet from weapon to victim or surface using the components of this ballistics set.

BIO-FOAM® Impression Foam

BIO-FOAM® Impression Foam

A Clean, Quick, Easy Way to Make Footprint Impressions Follow in the footsteps of actual forensic detectives with this professional field technique.

Blood Spatter Analysis Kit, Introductory and Advanced

Blood Spatter Analysis Kit, Introductory and Advanced

How do Forensic Scientists Analyze Blood Spatter? Both introductory and advanced kits have been aligned with all published National Standards. Pre- and Post-laboratory assessments and vocabulary words all target specific Science and Engineering Practices and common core standards. The teacher guide also contains specific “Did You Know” concepts that link the real world with scientific standards explored. A student copymaster is also included. Both activities include enough materials for eight student setups.

• Aligned to NGSS Physical Science DCI PS2 • Pre and post laboratory assessments • Linked to a real world scenario • Estimated class/lab time required: 120 minutes in 3 or 4 class periods

Bullet ID Poster

Bullet ID Poster

Classify Firearms From Bullet Appearance Focusing on bullet comparison and the marks associated with the comparisons, this poster outlines how to identify firearms involved in crimes from looking at the bullets fired.

• Size: 24″ x 36″

Cartridge Case ID Poster

Cartridge Case ID Poster

Helpful Ballstics Visual Aid Demonstrate the essential aspects of forensic firearm identification using the detailed photographs of this poster.

• Size: 24″ x 36″

Casting Kit

Casting Kit

Make Detailed Casts Using Professional-Grade Materials • Same materials used by Forensic Experts • Quick-drying material

Crime Scene 2: Kidnapped! The Case of Jason Worth

Crime Scene 2: Kidnapped! The Case of Jason Worth

Students Apply Science Principles and Relate the Conclusion to a Criminal Investigation All the intrigue, mystery, and excitement of an actual case arrives in your lab with this lab activity.

• Case-Based Scenario • Biology and Chemistry Concepts

Crime Scene 4: Terror from Paradise Kit

Crime Scene 4: Terror from Paradise Kit

Employ Forensics to Stop a Terrorist Plot Your students can become agents in charge of preventing a terror attack in this real life simulation as they perform tests that have become customary in the fight against terrorist plots.

• Students Apply Science Principles and Relate the Conclusion to a Criminal Investigation • Case-Based Scenario

Crime Scene V: Abandoned Shed Kit

Crime Scene V: Abandoned Shed Kit

Blood Evidence Analysis Solves the Crime You are the crime scene investigator charged with conducting five blood analysis tests to help solve the mystery of the abandoned shed, which seems to be the center of a lot more garden tool storage.

• Case-Based Scenario • Biology and Chemistry Concepts

CSI: Who Killed Henry Ward? Kit

CSI: Who Killed Henry Ward? Kit

You be the detective! This kit addresses several different approaches for conducting a crime scene investigation.
• Link to a real-life scenario • Aligned with NGSS Life and Physical Science DCIs: LS1, LS2, LS3, LS4 and PS2. • Contains analysis of many types of evidence • Estimated class/lab time required: 160 minutes over 4 class periods

Dealing With Murder: Dead and Breakfast Lab Activity

Dealing With Murder: Dead and Breakfast Lab Activity

Merge Scientific Method with Literacy In the Ultimate “Whodunnit” Clues continue to unfold as students become critical readers in this engaging lab activity.

• Includes a reference poster with clues and a CD-ROM containing all required print material

Dealing With Murder: Fatal Error Lab Activity

Dealing With Murder: Fatal Error Lab Activity

Use Critical Thinking and Literacy Skills to Solve an Exciting Murder Mystery Richard Webster and his crack staff of software developers have locked themselves in a think tank until their ground-breaking computer program “Rosebud” is complete. When the doors finally open Webster’s dead body is discovered, apparently strangled by a mouse cord, and his prized program is erased.

• Activity includes a laminated reference poster with clues and a CD-ROM containing all required print material

Economy Trajectory Rods

Economy Trajectory Rods

Simulate Bullet Holes for Trajectory Determinations Follow the path of a bullet from weapon to victim or surface using the components of this ballistics set. Two sets of predrilled plastic blocks simulate the holes produced by 9 mm and .45 caliber bullets entering at 30, 45, 60, and 90 degree angles. Mount the blocks on a wall or any surface and determine trajectory using either trajectory rods or string, available separately. Set of 8 blocks.

Fingerprint Analysis Lab Activity

Fingerprint Analysis Lab Activity

A fun and educational introduction to criminalistics. Your students will answer the question “Whodunit?” while learning how to dust and develop latent fingerprints. They “lift” sets of prints from various surfaces, turning them over for others to analyze.

• Grades 7-14 • Multiple methods for detecting latent prints

Fingerprint Brush “The breeze”

Fingerprint Brush “The breeze”

Develop and study otherwise scarcely visible fingerprints using high-quality fingerprint brushes.

Fingerprint Ink Strips

Fingerprint Ink Strips

Perfect Prints Every Time Simply peel back the covering on these pre-inked strips and you’re ready to start taking fingerprints.

• Size: 1″ x 5″ • Package of 200

Fingerprint Pad

Fingerprint Pad

Professional-Grade Pad Eliminates the Clean-Up Associated with Ink Leave sharp, black fingerprints on any paper without creating a mess.

• Easy cleanup • Professional grade • Use for forensic studies and fingerprint analysis

Forensic Analysis of Glass Kit

Forensic Analysis of Glass Kit

Can broken glass crack the case?
This lab demonstrates how intrinsic properties of glass can be used to distinguish common types of glass.
• NGSS Physical Science DCIs PS1, PS3 • Pre and post-laboratory assessments • Links to real world concepts • Estimated class/lab time required: 160 minutes over 2-4 days

Forensic Blood Comparison Slide Set

Forensic Blood Comparison Slide Set

Learn to Differentiate Species’ Blood Elements • Identifying features clearly distinguishable • Rigorous quality control standards