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Kemtec Science: Analysis of Minerals & Soils - STEMfinity
  • SKU: KEM-10-500

Kemtec Science: Analysis of Minerals & Soils


Kemtec Science: Analysis of Minerals & Soils

  • Target Grades: 9-14
  • Number of Students: 24 students working in six groups of four

Minerals and Soils Analysis teaches students to utilize physical and chemical techniques to thoroughly investigate crime scene samples. Soil, glass, dust and metal traces are just some types of materials which are analyzed in this kit to link a suspect to the scene of the crime. Contains lead nitrate. Meets national standards for grades 9-12.

Analyses Include:

  • Comparison of Acidity
  • Comparison of Particle Sizes Using Sieves
  • Comparison of Particle Densities Using Density Gradient Tubes
  • Comparison of Minerals Present Through the Use of Wet Chemistry

Required But Not Included:

  • Fume Hood
  • UV Light
  • Balance
  • Microscope
  • Oven, Lamp, or Hot Plate
  • Glassware
  • General Lab Supplies