Nasco CSI Forensics Classroom Kit

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Product Number: SB52385

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$539.95

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Grades 5-8. Students will be immersed into a series of unforgettable scenarios, including a classroom break-in, an interrogation, and a vending machine caper. Utilizing forensic science activities, students will develop problem-solving skills, learn to use a variety of forensics equipment, enhance group collaboration and communication, reinforce science process skills related to forensics content, and enhance students' metacognitive awareness. Activities include fingerprinting, working with simulated blood patterns, fabric testing, plaster casts, and more. Kit contains enough materials for a class of 24 students, plus a 110-page teacher's guide/activity book containing lesson plans, reproducible student handouts, materials lists, follow-up activities, and resources.

Kit Components and Optional Materials Needed:

Supplied:

  • 100 Nitrile Gloves, Medium
  • 20 Clear Plastic Cups (9 oz.)
  • 72 White Balloons
  • 72 Yellow Balloons
  • 30 White Sheets of Paper/Printer Paper (8-1/2 in. x 11 in.)
  • 1 Fadeless® White Paper Roll (48 in. x 50 ft.)
  • 2 Orange Fingerprint Powder (2 oz. each)
  • 4 Black Fingerprint Powder (2 oz. each)
  • 2 Deluxe Fingerprint Brushes
  • 4 Latent Plus Fingerprint Brushes
  • 6 Black Jumbo Stamp Pads (washable)
  • 50 Latent Print Cards
  • 12 Anti-Dust White Chalk Pieces
  • 5-lb. Bag Art Plaster (white)
  • 7 Fabric Squares, 12 in. x 12 in. (cotton only)
  • 3 Hair Type Slides
  • 24 Plastic Framed Magnifiers, 3 in. (hand lens)
  • 4 Coagulant Make-Up Blood Bottles (4 oz. each)
  • 2 Simulated Blood Bottles (4 oz. each)
  • 100 Evidence Bags
  • 26 Number Stands (numbers 1-26)
  • 26 Letter Stands (letters A-Z)
  • 100 Sandwich Bags
  • 50 Plastic Spoons
  • 100 Index Cards (for practice or rough copies of fingerprints)
  • 6 Matchbooks
  • 50 Tea Light/Votive Candles
  • 1 Water Gun
  • 12 Poly Food Trays (10 in. x 14 in.)
  • 1 Barrier Do Not Enter Tape Roll
  • 100 Pipettes (3 ml)
  • 20 Orange Marking Flags
  • 10 Evidence Rulers
  • 12 Clearview 12 in. Rulers
  • 12 Clearview 6 in. Protractors
  • 1 Medium Toothbrush
  • 800 Round Toothpicks
  • 100 Jumbo Tongue Blades
  • 1 Chisel-Tip Black Sharpie® Marker
  • 12 Scotch® Tape Rolls (1/2 in. x 800 in.)
  • 1 Plastic Spoon, Large
  • 6 Tweezers

Not Supplied:

  • Microscope (optional, but recommended)
  • Tire Track Impressions
  • Aluminum Pie Pan
  • Sneaker/Shoe Prints
  • Empty Butane Lighter
  • Bucket
  • Burned Paper
  • Polyester, Nylon, or Acrylic (Synthetic) Fabric Samples
  • Blood Stained Clothes (optional, SUGGESTION: Acquire old clothing from a thrift store. Stain with imitation blood or stain supplied fabric with imitation blood.)
  • Baseball Bat, Stick, Hammer
  • Bullet Casings
  • Electronic Scale or Triple Beam Balance
  • White Powder (Flour/Corn Starch/Baking Soda)
  • Candy Wrappers
  • Empty Water Bottles or Empty Soda Cans
  • Plastic Knife
  • Protective Lab Aprons (optional)
  • Manikin or Dummy (optional)
  • Old Running Shoes (4-5 pairs)
  • Soil
  • Dog Hair
  • Garden Spade
  • Hair Spray
  • Empty Potato Chip Bags
  • Clipboard (optional)
  • Stopwatch (optional)
  • Single Hole Punch (optional)
WARNING: Choking Hazard. Small Parts. Not for children under 3 yrs. Children under 8 yrs. can choke or suffocate on uninflated or broken balloons. Adult supervision required. Keep uninflated balloons from children. Discard broken balloons at once.

Item Weight: 49
Age: 10 yrs. - 13 yrs.
Collections: STEM
Grade: 5 - 8
School Type: Elementary School, Middle School
Prop 65:
Assembly Required: false
STEAM: Environmental & Life Sciences
Subject Areas: Genetics & Forensic Science
 

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