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Forensics Fingerprint Collection Notes

Teach your students the basics of collecting fingerprints on different types of surfaces. Beyond the black fingerprint powder! Engage your students with this interactive Google Slide set and notes.

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Teach your students the basics of collecting fingerprints on different types of surfaces. Beyond the black fingerprint powder! Engage your students with this interactive Google Slide set and notes.

They will learn from these Fingerprint Collection Notes:

  • What are fingerprints made of?
  • Three types of fingerprints (latent, patent, and plastic)
  • How to find and collect latent prints with black powder
  • What surfaces to use black powder on
  • When and how to use ninhydrin
  • When and how to use amido black
  • When and how to use super glue fuming to find latent prints

Eight Interactive Google Slides keep students interacting with content with…

  • Drag and drop images
  • Putting steps in order
  • Watching short YouTube clips
  • Answering embedded questions
  • Labeling pictures
  • My favorite – finding hidden (latent) fingerprints!

No direct teaching required, unless you want to! NO PREP! The Guided Notes give students a place to record what they are learning, and something to study!

Fingerprint Lift Card: give your students the hands on experience of lifting prints and collecting them on a Lift Card! The Teaching Guide includes tips and flexible ideas for how to do this activity in your classroom.

Find out what they have learned with the 10 question Google Form – self grading and fully editable!

Resource includes a comprehensive Teaching Guide and full answer key!

Click to see a preview of the Fingerprint Collection Notes.

Five Stars!

Here are what some Happy Teachers have to say about this Fingerprint Collection Notes in our Teachers Pay Teachers store:

This was such a cool resource! The finding latent prints slide was so creative and students enjoyed it so much. Thanks!           – Miss Koffee                 April 27, 2021

Excellent “ready-to-use” resources. I combined the Google Slide materials with notes Slides, by inserting questions into the slides. It helped students to work asynchronously. Thank you.              – Daniel C.           March 19, 2021

Used the notes to go along with what I was already teaching. Great resource.                – Kenya M.           April 11, 2022

 

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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