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Hair Identification

Activity Summary
Hair is an important piece of evidence that can be found at crime scenes. In this lab activity, students will identify important human and animal hair structures by examining their own hair and hair collected from different animals.

Grade Levels

Learning Objectives
1. Identify important human hair structures
2. Compare and contrast human and animal hair

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Lesson Plans

microscopes, hair structures, animal, human

Last updated: 3/4/2015