COSM

Fiber Burn

Activity Summary
Hair is an important piece of evidence that can be found at crime scenes. In this lab activity, fiber evidence is valuable because it creates links among victims, suspects, and places. In this activity students will compare and contrast how different fibers burn and residues left behind to help solve a crime.

Grade Levels
9-12

Learning Objectives
1. Compare and contrast how different fibers burn

Lesson Materials (view or download)
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Lesson Plans

Keywords
residue, Odor

Last updated: 3/4/2015

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