Write to a Fair Trial: Forensic Handwriting Analysis

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Your lab notebook has been stolen, replaced with a ransom note demanding lunch money in exchange for its safe return! In this hands-on experiment, students will use principles of forensic handwriting analysis and paper chromatography to examine writing samples from 4 potential suspects. Only after careful analysis will they be able to solve the classroom crime.

Group size: For 10 lab groups

Time required: Spotting - 10 minutes / Separation - 45 minutes

Kit includes: instructions, "suspect" and "crime scene" ink samples, handwriting samples, mini transfer pipets, & chromatography filter paper.

All you need: beakers (400 ml or 1000 ml recommended), metric rulers, & pencils.

Storage: Room Temperature

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