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Dusting for Fingerprints for Grades 7-12

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Product Description

The teacher developed three station design is efficient and cost effective. Students perfect their techniques as they prepare fingerprint evidence. Then, they use an inquiry approach to determine the best methodologies to stabilize, dust, lift, and develop prints from light, dark, smooth, textured, porous, and non-porous plastics, metals, wood, and vinyl surfaces.

Ultimately, they use what they have learned to analyze and compare the minutia of print evidence to solve a crime at the Museum of the Modern Detective. Allow 4-6 hours of lab time to complete all five experiments. Includes supplies for 24 students working in teams, complete instruction manual, reproducible student procedures, and assessment materials. Hood, UV light source, and goggles required.

Features advanced techniques using:

  • carbon
  • aluminum
  • magnetic
  • fluorescent powders
  • magnetic applicators
  • fiberglass brushes
  • camel fingerprinting brushes. 

Please Note: Product delivery lead time is generally 3-4 weeks for standard orders. If you need this kit faster please contact us and we'll do everything we can to make it happen. 


Kit Includes:

  • Instructor's Manual
  • Charcoal Print Powder
  • Aluminum Print Powder
  • Camel Hair Brushes
  • Fiberglass Fingerprint Brushes
  • Black Magnetic Print Powder
  • Fluorescent Magnetic Print Powder
  • Magnetic Applicator Brushes
  • Magnetic Applicator Replacement Shields
  • Ink pads
  • Wood Flooring Samples
  • Vinyl Flooring Samples
  • Plastic Containers
  • Super Glue
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Plastic Spoons
  • Metal Spoons
  • White Notecards
  • Packing Tape
  • Magnifying Glasses