Explore Tales from the Poisoner's Handbook, an interactive that brings history and forensic science together, in this video from American Experience. The interactive graphic novel reveals the development of forensic science and incorporates simulated laboratory tests to investigate the causes of death in four real-world poisoning cases from the 1920s. The unique classroom tool engages middle and high school students with history, chemistry, and biochemistry concepts and can be used with many different technologies, including computers, tablets, and interactive whiteboards. This resource is part of the American Experience Collection.
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