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National Standards for Grade Levels 9-14


Introduce students to qualitative analysis in the intriguing context of criminal investigation in a Toxicology Laboratory. Analysis of Drugs & Poisons includes five experiments: Identifying Over-The-Counter Drugs, Identification of Simulated Controlled Substances, Presumptive Testing for Cocaine, Determination of Poisoning through Amino Acids in Simulated Urine, and Analysis of Unknowns from a Crime Scene. Ideal for teaching chain of custody and techniques for isolating drug sample evidence. Includes instructor’s manual with reproducible student instructions, data sheets, and complete answer keys. Allow one hour lab time for

experimentation. Required but not included: UV light, microscope, oven, lamp, or hot plate, scale, glassware and lab supplies. Designed for 24 students working in groups of four.

Analysis of Drugs and Poisons

SKU: 10-502
    • Instructor’s Manual with Reproducible Student Data Sheet
    • Reaction Plates
    • Scott Reagent
    • Butanol
    • Acetic Acid
    • Acidified Ferric Nitrate
    • Acetone
    • Hydrochloric Acid
    • Sodium Bicarbonate
    • Ninhydrin
    • Crime Scene Unknown
    • Unknown “A”
    • Unknown “B”
    • Unknown Powder “X”
    • Unknown Powder “Y”
    • Unknown Drug Sample
    • Simulated Urine Alanine
    • Simulated Urine Glycine
    • Simulated Urine Unknown
    • Aspirin, Tylenol
    • Alka-Seltzer
    • Simulated LSD
    • Simulated Marijuana
    • Simulated Cocaine
    • Glass Vials
    • Plastic Dropper Bottles
    • Pasteur Pipets
    • Universal Indicator and pH Color Chart
    • Chromatography Paper
    • Capillary Tubes
    • Pipets
    • Cotton Swabs
    • Toothpicks
  • Sh. wt. 4lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”


    Refill Kit 10-502R

    Sh. wt. 3lbs, DIM 13” x 12” x 5”

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