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The Candy Caper Kit - Solve Mysteries with Science

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Published on Nov 22, 2013

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Bring real-life science into your home to solve a forensic mystery story. Get ready to crack cases and bring criminals to justice with The Candy Caper, a crime scene detective kit.

Follow along with the mystery story that will guide any young scientist through a series of experiments to solve their first crime - The Case of the Stolen Cell Phones at Shady Oaks High School. Using this science kit, you will perform real-life biotechnology, chemistry, and forensic experiments. You will engineer your own electrophoresis [ee-lek-tro-for-ee-sis] gel box (one of the main pieces of equipment used in forensic labs) to separate, view, and analyze candy samples found at the crime scene. With the data you collect, you will identify the suspects and crack the case.

After solving the case, you'll discover more science experiments to further develop your science sleuthing skills. This easy-to-use science activity kit includes 12 activities, so you can dive deeper into the world of chemistry and biology by creating your own acid indicator; separating molecules using paper chromatography; and more! With all these great sleuthing skill you can create your own mystery for your family and friends to solve!

A few supplies from home are necessary: M&Ms candies, 9V batteries (5), bottled water, purple cabbage, measuring cups and spoons, salt, toothpicks, and the use of a microwave.

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