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Forensic Drug Testing: A Simulated Immunoassay NGSS

SKU #CSI-585
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In this activity, students will perform a simulated immunoassay test on several urine samples for the detection of the cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine.

Description

Because of the cost associated with confirmatory drug testing, a presumptive drug test is often performed first. Two of the most common presumptive drug testing techniques are immunoassay testing and thin-layer chromatography. Using this kit, students will perform a simulated immunoassay test on several urine samples to detect the cocaine metabolite benzoylecgonine. All urine samples and testing reagents are simulated to avoid the potential hazards of actual biological specimens while still providing realistic results. Kit contains enough materials for 15 groups. Teacher's Guide and Student Study Guide copymasters are included.

Kit Includes: 5mL Positive Control, 5mL Negative Control, 5mL Specimen 1, 5mL Specimen 2, 5mL Specimen 3, 5mL Specimen 4, 5mL Specimen 5, 5mL Specimen 6, 30mL Antibody Solution, 30mL Labeled Metabolite, 15 Spot Plates

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NGSS

Disciplinary Core Ideas: LS1.A; PS1.A; PS1.B
Performance Expectations: MS-LS1-3; MS-PS1-3
Cross Cutting Concepts: Systems and System Models; Structure and Function
Engineering Practices: Obtaining, Evaluating and Communicating Information

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