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Science Starz: Fingerprints

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How To

activity time 30mins

Join Science Starz with a video tutorial and some experiments you can do at home.

Become an ace detective by learning how to take fingerprints.

Gather all the items you will need and follow along with the video tutorial below.

You Will Need

  • Sheet of Paper or Card
  • Pencil
  • Sticky Tape
  • Corn Flour/Cocoa Powder or Some Sort of Light Powder
  • Small Brush (Make-up Brush)
  • Transparent Piece of Thin Plastic/Glass
  • Hand Lotion/Oil/Hair Conditioner
  • Magnifying Glass (Optional)

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Suitable For
  • Rainbows-4-7yrs 4-7yrs
  • Brownies-7-10yrs 7-10yrs
  • Guides-10-14yrs 10-14yrs

Investigating Interest Badge

I've solved the case!

This activity can be used to complete part of the Investigating Interest Badge for Guides who are interested in science, along with the Skills for My Future.

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