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Forensic Case Study: Drugs - Small Town, Big Problem NGSS

SKU #CSI-590
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In this activity your students work for the Mapledale Forensic Analysis Lab and have been asked to analyze a variety of forensic evidence, including fingerprints, unknown powders, urine specimens, money, and handwriting samples, to assist the Riverside police in determining which is the most likely suspect.

Description

The small community of Riverside has experienced a recent increase in drug-related crimes. Under orders of the mayor, the police department was tasked with investigating and solving the problem. Detectives have focused on six people - they believe one of them is the drug dealer. With this kit, your students will work for the Mapledale Forensic Analysis Lab to assist the police in identifying the most likely suspect. They will analyze a variety of forensic evidence including fingerprints, unknown powders, urine specimens, money, and handwriting samples. Kit includes enough materials for 15 groups. Teacher's Guide and Student Analysis copymasters are included.

Kit Includes: 1 x 25g Suspect 1: White Powder Evidence, 1 x 25g Suspect 2: White Powder Evidence, 1 x 25g Suspect 3: White Powder Evidence, 1 x 25g Suspect 4: White Powder Evidence, 1 x 25g Suspect 5: White Powder Evidence, 1 x 25g Suspect 6: White Powder Evidence, 1 x 10mL Suspect 1: Urine Sample, 1 x 10mL Suspect 2: Urine Sample, 1 x 10mL Suspect 3: Urine Sample, 1 x 10mL Suspect 4: Urine Sample, 1 x 10mL Suspect 5: Urine Sample, 1 x 10mL Suspect 6: Urine Sample, 3 x 10mL Drug Detection Reagent, 3 x 10mL Drug Extraction Reagent, 3 x 10mL Drug Metabolite Detection Reagent, 15 strips Suspect 1: Money Evidence, 15 strips Suspect 1: Money Evidence, 15 strips Suspect 1: Money Evidence, 15 strips Suspect 1: Money Evidence, 15 strips Suspect 1: Money Evidence, 15 strips Suspect 1: Money Evidence, 15 Spot Plates

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NGSS

Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B; LS1.A
Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-2; MS-LS1-3
Cross Cutting Concepts: Patterns; Systems and System Models
Engineering Practices: Analyzing and Interpreting Data

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