# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Forensic Technology Task 645504125

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Demonstrate techniques in ink analysis.

Definition

Demonstration should include performing paper chromatography tests to separate colors and inks.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What does the chemical composition of colors and inks reveal about a document?
  • What procedures are used in performing paper chromatography?

Related Standards of Learning

Science

CH.1

The student will investigate and understand that experiments in which variables are measured, analyzed, and evaluated produce observations and verifiable data. Key concepts include
  1. designated laboratory techniques;
  2. safe use of chemicals and equipment;
  3. proper response to emergency situations;
  4. manipulation of multiple variables, using repeated trials;
  5. accurate recording, organization, and analysis of data through repeated trials;
  6. mathematical and procedural error analysis;
  7. mathematical manipulations including SI units, scientific notation, linear equations, graphing, ratio and proportion, significant digits, and dimensional analysis;
  8. use of appropriate technology including computers, graphing calculators, and probeware for gathering data, communicating results, and using simulations to model concepts;
  9. construction and defense of a scientific viewpoint; and
  10. the use of current applications to reinforce chemistry concepts.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

10. The Role of Troubleshooting, Research and Development, Invention and Innovation, and Experimentation in Problem Solving

 

12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems