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This scientific whodunit has students performing fingerprint analysis with real-world techniques!

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Collaborate in small groups to dust and lift classmates' fingerprints using authentic methods! Each group prepares a set of fingerprint evidence for another group to analyze using standards developed by the FBI and the included Modus Operandi worksheet to identify the suspect! Groups will explore and compare techniques involving carbon, aluminum, iodine, amino acids, lipids, and more. Experiential investigations require 3 hours to complete. Step-by-step instructions direct hands-on investigations and offer training methods for identifying latent and direct prints. Individual Kit includes full-color instructor's manual, reproducible student worksheets, aluminum powder, carbon powder, acetone, fingerprint brushes, and other experiment materials for 1 group of 4 students. Class Kit includes materials for 6 groups. Refill Kit includes all non-reusable experiment materials. Full contents lists below. Fume hood and 6 jars (1 qt) or beakers (1 L) required, not included. Recommended for Middle School and up.

Class Kit includes:

  • Die Cut Foam
  • Filter Paper (9 cm), 6 Ea
  • Nitrile Gloves (Medium), 12 Ea
  • Thin Stem Pipette (3.5 ml), 15 Ea
  • Paint Brushes, 6 Ea
  • Magnifying Glasses, 6 Ea
  • Plastic Forceps (5"L), 6 Ea
  • Jars w/ Induction Seal Caps (60 cc), 6 Ea
  • Teaspoons, 6 Ea Metal, 6 Ea Plastic
  • Aluminum Foil Sheet, 1 Ea
  • Super Glue (0.07 oz), 3 Ea
  • Black Ink Pad, 2 Ea
  • Tape, 2 Ea
  • String (36"L), 3 Ea
  • Microscope Slides, 12 Ea
  • Unruled Index Cards (5"L x 3"H), 24 Ea
  • Aluminum Powder, 1 Ea
  • Charcoal Bone Powder, 1 Ea
  • Ninhydrin, 1 Ea
  • ACS Grade Acetone, 1 Ea
  • Lugol's Solution, 1 Ea
  • Jumbo Craft Sticks, 6 Ea
  • Duct Tape (10 yds), 1 Ea
  • Wax Pencil, 1 Ea
  • Dishwashing Liquid (2 oz), 1 Ea
  • Paper cups (4 oz), 12 Ea
  • Reclosable Bag (10" x 14"), 1 Ea
  • Reclosable Bag (6" x 9"), 1 Ea
  • Reclosable Bag (6" x 6"), 1 Ea
  • Reclosable Bag (3" x 5"), 1 Ea
  • Kemtec Box (12"L x 11"W x 4½"H), 1 Ea

Individual Kit includes:

  • Die Cut Foam
  • Filter Paper (9 cm), 1 Ea
  • Nitrile Gloves (Medium), 8 Ea
  • Thin Stem Pipet (3.5 ml), 1 Ea
  • Paint Brush, 1 Ea
  • Magnifying Glass, 1 Ea
  • Plastic Forceps (5"L), 1 Ea
  • Jar, 1 Ea
  • Metal teaspoon, 1 Ea
  • Aluminum Foil Sheet, 1 Ea
  • Super Glue (0.07 oz), 1 Ea
  • Black Ink Pad, 1 Ea
  • Tape, 1 Ea
  • String (36"L), 1 Ea
  • Microscope Slides, 2 Ea
  • Unruled Index Cards (5"L x 3"H), 2 Ea
  • Aluminum Powder, 1 Ea
  • Charcoal Bone Powder, 1 Ea
  • Ninhydrin, 1 Ea
  • ACS Grade Acetone, 1 Ea
  • Lugol's Solution, 1 Ea
  • Copy Paper, 1 Ea
  • Kemtec Box (12"L x 11"W x 4½"H), 1 Ea

Refill Kit includes:

  • Die Cut Foam
  • Filter Paper, Set of 6
  • Nitrile Gloves (Medium), 12 Ea
  • Super Glue, 1 Ea
  • Microscope Slides, 12 Ea
  • Aluminum Powder, 1 Ea
  • Charcoal Bone Powder, 1 Ea
  • Ninhydrin, 1 Ea
  • ACS Grade Acetone, 1 Ea
  • Lugol's Solution, 1 Ea

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