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Lyle and Louise: An Identity Crisis™ DNA Typing
Introduces gel electrophoresis, Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) and Short Tandem Repeat (STR) DNA analysis.
Lyle and Louise: A Burning Question™ Fire Debris Analysis
Hands-on forensic science curriculum introduces forensic odontology and the techniques used for fire debris analysis.
Mystery of Lyle and Louise: An Inky Lead™ Questioned Documents Analysis Forensic Science Curriculum
Introduce methods of handwriting and ink analysis.
Lyle and Louise: Prescription for Crime™ Drug Testing and Analysis
Helps students determine the identity of a white powder found in an abandoned truck.
Lyle and Louise: Patterns of Murder™ Blood Spatter Analysis
Blood spatter analysis provides more clues to the mystery.
Lyle and Louise: Read the Found Prints™ Fingerprint Analysis
For the identification of an individual's fingerprints.
Lyle and Louise: The Jagged Edge™ Glass Fragment Identification
Examine the refractive index of various glass fragments.
Desolation STEM: High and Dry™ Solar Water Heating Kit
Design and build a device to concentrate thermal energy delivered to an area to melt ice.
Lyle and Louise: Bad Impressions™ Bite Marks Analysis
Introduces forensic odontology and the techniques used for bite mark analysis.
Lyle and Louise: The Smoking Gun™ Gunshot Residue
Determine if the suspicious powder found on several surfaces at crime scenes is gunpowder or another substance.
Lyle and Louise: Stained with Suspicion™ Blood Detection and Evidence Processing
Introduces students to presumptive blood tests and evidence processing.
Lyle and Louise: Nature's Witness™ Forensic Entomology
Learn how forensic entomologists use maggots to determine the post-mortem interval.
Desolation STEM: Urine Trouble™ Water Purification Kit
Crisis in space: How to create potable water to survive.
Lyle and Louise: Strands of Evidence™ Hair and Fiber Analysis
Provides introduction to evidence handling and comparison as performed at a murder scene.
Lyle and Louise: Shot in the Dark™ Bullet Striations
Discover details about the events surrounding a murder.
Desolation STEM: Total Redox™ Fuel Cells
Measure and model electrical potential, current, power and energy.
Lyle and Louise: Shoe Must Fit™ Footprint Analysis
Using a shoe print collected at the crime scene, students will be able to determine critical information about the fictional criminal by analyzing and comparing shoe castings.