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Forensics

Interactives for Students

Bombing of America, The
In "Chemical Residue," find out how chromatography can be used to trace a bomb's chemical components and learn instructions for a color separation activity. Grades 6-8, 9-12.

Great Inca Rebellion, The
In "Grave Analysis," take a close look at an Inca burial thought to be from the Siege of Lima. (Flash plug-in required, printable version available.) Grades 6-8, 9-12.

Killer's Trail, The
In "Create a DNA Fingerprint," create a DNA fragment in a virtual lab and analyze it to solve a mystery. (Shockwave plug-in required.) Grades 6-8, 9-12.

Perfect Corpse, The
In "Tollund Man," meet the most famous bog body of all and learn how scientists reconstructed his final hours. (Flash plug-in required.) Grades 6-8, 9-12.

Viking Deception, The
In "The Map in Question," explore the Vinland Map and examine evidence that it may be -- and in some cases may not be -- a 20th-century forgery. (Flash plug-in required; non-Flash version available.) Grades 6-8, 9-12.

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