Physical Properties of Glass

Aldon Corporation

Often times, during a criminal investigation, police and crime scene investigators must use all available tools and pieces of evidence to work backwards and create the most likely scenario as to what might have occurred. Different types of evidence provide different pieces to the puzzle


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Physical Properties of Glass, Refill for ALD9005 ALD9005-REF $59.50

Learn about the different chemical and physical characteristics and properties of glass. Find how forensic scientists use these differences to help provide evidence to solve crimes. Kit contains enough material for 15 groups. Teacher’s Manual and Student Study Guide copymasters are included.

Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)*

Disciplinary Core Ideas: PS1.A; PS1.B

Performance Expectations: MS-PS1-2

Cross Cutting Concepts: Patterns

Engineering Practices: Analyzing and Interpreting Data 

Kit Includes:

  • 45g Borosilicate Glass Beads
  • 45g Flint Glass Beads
  • 45g Soda-lime Glass Beads
  • 100mL Refractive Index Solution #1
  • 100mL Refractive Index Solution #2
  • 100mL Refractive Index Solution #3
  • 15 Magnifiers

Regulatory Note: Non Regulated

*”Next Generation Science Standards” is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards was involved in the production of, and does not endorse, this product.

 WARNING: This product can expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and reproductive harm.  For more information go to