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Product 13083

By: The Flinn Staff

In the Fuming Fingerprints Forensics Laboratory Kit, place an object in a fuming chamber and Use the fumes from ordinary Super Glue to "develop" and preserve fingerprints left on the object.

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Add some realism to your forensic classroom! Have your students perform a fingerprint technique currently used by many police departments called super glue fuming! Students place an object in a fuming chamber and use the fumes from ordinary Super Glue to “develop” and preserve fingerprints left on the object. Includes Teacher Notes, reproducible student handouts, and all the materials to fume fingerprints like the pros! Complete for 10 student groups.

Correlation to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Science & Engineering Practices

Developing and using models
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Engaging in argument from evidence

Disciplinary Core Ideas

MS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter
HS-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter

Crosscutting Concepts

Cause and effect
Systems and system models

Performance Expectations

MS-PS4-2: Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.
HS-PS4-1: Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media.