Science of Curiosity

Forensics Fingerprints Extension Activity: Student Choice

A fun student choice fingerprints extension activity. Students explore three interesting fingerprint topics, and then get to pick their own! The 22 Interactive Google Slides are NO PREP and student independent!

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A fun student choice fingerprints extension activity. Students explore three interesting fingerprint topics, and then get to pick their own! The 22 Interactive Google Slides are NO PREP and student independent!

Students explore…

  • Is fingerprint evidence reliable? Watch a video clip about a man almost sentenced to life on faulty fingerprint evidence. Great for class discussion!
  • How (and why) do criminals alter their fingerprints. Does it work to fool police?
  • How long do fingerprints last after death? Includes two true stories of individuals identified by their fingerprints days to months after death.
  • Student choice! A mini-research project to dive deeper into fingerprint evidence. Teaching Guide includes several ways to complete and present to the class

Twenty two Interactive Google Slides keep students interacting with content by…

  • Drag and drop images
  • Be a Latent Print Examiner! Finding matching minutiae points
  • Circle the right answer
  • One short article to read
  • Watching short YouTube clips
  • Answering embedded questions
  • Labeling pictures

 

The Guided Notes gives students a place to record what they are learning, and something to study!

Comprehensive Teaching Guide and full Answer Key included!

 

Click to see a preview of the Fingerprints Extension Activity.

Five Stars!

Here are what some Happy Teachers have to say about this Fingerprints Extension Activity in our Teachers Pay Teachers store:

Helpful supplemental resource to my fingerprint unit.            – Ms Wiessert           November 29, 2021

 

Everything you need to teach Forensic Fingerprint Evidence! Bundle includes four interactive Google Slides sets, three Google Form review question sets, student Notes, three activities, a mini-research project, and a Final Assessment.
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