United Scientific Ink Chromatography and Forensics STEM Kit

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United Scientific Ink Chromatography and Forensics Stem Kit contains structured, guided and open investigations, at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels, to make inquiry based learning affordable and fun. It is ideal to use this kit to introduce your students, to ink chromatography and its application in solving forensics cases. Students can gain experience in creating ink databases, identifying ink tags to date various inks and then use them as professional document examiners do in solving two mysteries involving document inks. Concepts covered include data analysis, chromatographs, inks and their composition-mixtures, compounds, mixtures, molecules, solubility, affinity, polar substances, Rf values, capillary action, light energy, fluorescence and hypothesis testing. Includes materials for three detailed activities with model and inquiry investigational paths, a total of four investigational activities, which can accommodate up to 40 students. Also contains a DVD with PDF teacher and student guides and other digital content. Mysteries could be an apparent suicide note and a forgery case. United's series of STEM based curriculum kits emphasis the scientific method and independent inquiry featuring hands-on learning materials and exciting interactive digital content that can be accessed on a computer, tablet or your mobile device. Requires additional household materials for independent investigations. Students can have access to digital PDF content like independent investigation, inquiry suggestions, for pennies per experiment. Background information includes content tables and concept animations. Powerpoint concept presentation and video version, comprehensive glossary, Student activity PDFs have a special typewriter functionality allowing them to take notes, record experimental data and answer analysis questions. It is convenient for students to simply e-mail their worksheets back to you.
  • Materials for three detailed activities (with model and inquiry investigational paths - a total of four investigational activities), which can accommodate up to 40 students
  • DVD with PDF teacher and student guides
  • Structured, guided and open investigations, at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels