• This learning target focuses on the following:

    1. How to properly use a light microsope

    2. Practicing fiber analysis of hair, natural, and synthetic fibers.

    Learning Target Breakdown:

    3.1 Prepare wet mount slides for fiber analysis while displaying proficient use of a light microscope


    3.2 Diagram and label the parts of a hair and various fibers.


    3.3 Explain how species identification can be done using hairs and various fibers.


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    FBI Hair Evidence

    FBI Hair Analysis