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Glass Analysis

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Mastery Objectives / Critical Thinking Skills

     0.  What is glass?

  1. List and describe the 6 main types of glass found in crime scenes.
  2. List the seven key properties of glass
  3. Explain the difference between individual and class characteristic as it relates to glass
  4. Describe 2 methods for determining glass density and their advantages and disadvantages.
  5. Describe 2 methods for determining the refractive index of glass
  6. Given multiple fracture patterns in a glass sample, determine the direction and sequence of impacts.
  7. Detail the methods for collecting, documenting and packaging glass samples from a crime scene. 







Glass Lab Activities

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