Lyle and Louise: Strands of Evidence™ Hair and Fiber Analysis
Provides introduction to evidence handling and comparison as performed at a murder scene.
Manufacturer: Fisher Science Education VXH10108
A large amount of trace evidence was collected in a cabin during the investigation, and recently additional trace evidence has arrived from a truck discovered in New Mexico. Students process and analyze samples in their quest to solve the mystery.
- Hair and fiber trace evidence collected on tape are recovered by dissolving the adhesive and filtering out the samples
- Students use microscopy to characterize the evidence and match to hair and fibers collected from the truck
- Each student produces at least one microscope slide from the evidence provided
- Class size: six groups of up to five students per group
|Meets National Science Education Standards|
|Provides introduction to evidence handling and comparison as performed at a murder scene|
|Mystery Of Lyle And Louise: Strands Of Evidence™ Hair And Fiber Analysis Forensic Science Curriculum Kit|
|Hair and fiber collections from crime scenes, hair collections from suspects and victims, six bottles of mounting media, collection record sheets, microscope slides with coverslips, teaching manual|
|Filters, funnels, and filter paper, forceps, lab gloves, light-transmitting microscopes|