Kemtec™ Art Forgery Kit
Product Number: SB49878
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For your STEM curriculum.This fascinating kit is ideal for adding excitement to an art, chemistry, or general science class. This approach introduces students to practical applications of the use of scientific observation and reasoning. Students are presented with a
realpainting and a
forgeryin the styles of Claude Monet (impressionist), Vincent van Gogh (post impressionist) and Jackson Pollack (abstractionist). Students use physical, chemical, and microscopic methods of analysis to determine which painting is original and which the forgery. These methods include testing for lead in paint, checking for fluorescence under ultraviolet light, and analyzing color to determine if they are mixed or layered.
Kit contains: single edge razor blades, magnifying lenses, paraffin cubes, pipettes, six pairs of paintings, plastic bottles with dropper caps, lead nitrate solution, hydrochloric acid 0.5m, instructor manual, student data sheets, methods of assessment manual, and MSDS.