Forensic Science: Hair Evidence Analysis Lab Activity and Pre-Lab Worksheet

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Hair Evidence Analysis Lab Activity Bundle includes:

• 8-page lab activity student worksheet- includes directions, questions, and spaces for microscope drawings
• 8-page lab activity teacher answer key
• 3-page student worksheet with pre-lab questions
• 3-page answer key for pre-lab questions worksheet
• 1-page notes of how to use a microscope
• 6 signs to post at lab stations
• 1-page of teachers tips and directions
• 1-page of Example photos of what students should see through the microscope
• 1-page Paper bindle template


The Lab Activity covers the following topics:

• Determining magnifications
• Comparing Known and Unknown Samples
• Comparing real hair and synthetic (fake) hair
• Collecting hair evidence
• Making Wet Mount Slides of hair
• Comparing Distal Tips
• Examining the follicular tag
• Examining burnt hair
• Examining your Medulla
• Using a Micrometer
• Creating a Scale Pattern Impression
• Examining Hair from Different Parts of the Body
• Calculating the Medullary Index
• Comparing Animal Hair
• Identifying Unknown Hairs

Required Materials:

• Compound Light Microscopes
• Slides and Cover Slips
• Hair Samples (human, animals, synthetic/wig)
• Lighter or some kind of flame
• Clear Nail Polish
• Eye dropper and water for making Wet Mounts
• Micrometer Slide (used for 1 part of lab)



This activity bundle complements my other Hair as Evidence documents in my TPT Store.
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32
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Teaching Duration
4 Days

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