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Senior Forensic Chemistry Book 2


About This PDF

This series has been developed for the teaching of forensic chemistry, and to provide a forensic context for teaching applications of basic analytical chemistry concepts. This downloadable PDF resource extends on the concepts introduced in Chemistry 1 – the use of chemical analysis to examine items and materials gathered from a crime scene, suspect or victim, with the aim of providing information to assist a criminal investigation. Some units are self contained, while others involve practical experiments and exercises.
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Topics Include:
  • Experiment: paper chromatography
  • Polar and non-polar molecules
  • Thin layer chromatography (TLC)
  • Exercise: identifying some common drugs using TLC
  • Exercise: using column chromatography to solve a crime
  • Mass spectroscopy (MS)
  • Alcohols, carboxylic acids and esters
  • Identifying organic compounds
  • DNA profiling in forensics
  • Electrophoresis in forensics
  • Exercise: using DNA profiling to identify disaster victims
  • Exercise: drug analysis

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