Who Took Fluffy?™️ Real World Forensic Science Lab Activity: Fingerprint Analysis (15 Students)

$119.00

Based on the Who Took Fluffy?™ story, in this Fingerprint Analysis Lab students learn how to identify the characteristics of fingerprints – Arches, Loops and Whorls. Matching the control samples with the evidence, students determine which of the people involved in the case the fingerprint evidence belongs.

When conducted with the other labs in the activity, the student’s determinations reached in the Fingerprint Analysis Lab will help them to solve the case and get the answer to the question: Who Took Fluffy?™

Kit includes everything to support a class of 15 students working in groups except microscopes. For grades 3-6.

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Based on the Who Took Fluffy?™ story, in this Fingerprint Analysis Lab students learn how to identify the characteristics of fingerprints - Arches, Loops and Whorls. Matching the control samples with the evidence, students determine which of the people involved in the case the fingerprint evidence belongs.

When conducted with the other labs in the activity, the student’s determinations reached in the Fingerprint Analysis Lab will help them to solve the case and get the answer to the question: Who Took Fluffy?™ 

For grades 3-6.

The Who Took Fluffy?™ Fingerprint Analysis Lab includes everything to support a class of 15 students:

    • Teacher’s Guide
    • One copy master Student’s Guide
    • One copy master “The Story of Who Took Fluffy?™” booklet
    • Fingerprint Impression Cards
    • Fingerprint Ink Strips
    • Alcohol Pads
The Student’s Guide includes:
  • Clearly written, graphically rich, easy-to-understand science lesson on fingerprint impressions
  • Easy-to-follow procedures for the lab activities
  • Answer tables for the students to record their results and submit
The Teacher’s Guide includes:
  • Everything included in the Student Guide
  • Tips for the teacher on how to prepare for and conduct the lab
This activity includes all the tools teachers and students will need to conduct this lab including:
  • Everything included in the Student Guide
  • Procedures for the teacher on how to prepare for and conduct the lab
  • Fingerprint Analysis Lab 1 – Analyze Your Own Fingerprints – estimated time to complete – one 45-minute class/lab period
  • Fingerprint Analysis Lab 2 – Analyze Control Samples – estimated time to complete – one 45-minute class/lab period
  • Fingerprint Analysis Lab 3 – Analyze Crime Scene Evidence – estimated time to complete – one 45-minute class/lab period
  • Fingerprint Analysis Lab 4 – Match Control Sample With Crime Scene Evidence – estimated time to complete – 20 minutes
Materials included in this lab activity include enough of the tools and supplies below to support a class of 15 students  (teacher must provide microscope)
  • Fingerprint samples – Control
  • Fingerprint samples – Evidence
  • Fingerprint Impression Cards
  • Fingerprint Ink Strips
  • Alcohol Pads