Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Science Mystery: The Case of the Missing Painting and Kidnapped Man

We have been
following along with the
All Things Beautiful
Science Mystery.

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We've matched
foot prints
to suspects...

The suspects and their foot prints.

We're writing in evidence.

We found a mystery set of footprints.

We used photos
of fiber and hair
found from the crime scene
to narrow down 
our suspect.

We examined
an unknown powder
found at the scene.

Mystery Powder

Baking Soda and Corn Starch Test

Powder found at the scene.

We have analyzed
ink from the ransom note
with pens found.

Pens and ink

Ink experiment

Pattern of ink spreading

The results are in...

The ransom note was written with the kitchen pen.
We've just received
Mr. Body's cola glass.
We tested it.
Was is merely cola?

We made our own litmus paper and pH water.

Cola made the water turn reddish, but didn't do much to the paper.

Mr. Body's drink turned the water greenish and turned the paper reddish.
There's definitely something in his drink.

Want to solve the
mystery, too?
Join in.
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Wishing you homeschool blessings,

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