Fingerprint Science Doodles [Forensics Worksheet]


These FINGERPRINT SCIENCE DOODLES are the perfect compliment to your next Fingerprint lesson.

3 pages – 2 MB – PDF


Don’t spend time creating your own notes sheets! All of the work has been done for you. These FINGERPRINT SCIENCE DOODLES are the perfect complement to your next Fingerprint lesson. They are a fun and engaging addition to your lesson and the NO-PREP, print and go option makes it perfect for busy teachers.

Included in this purchase are 3 pages of notes that cover the following topics:

►Current Theory

►History of Fingerprints

►Anatomy of a Print

►The commonality of Patterns (loops, whorls, arches)

►Fingerprints as a means of identification (discussion question)

►Purpose of minutiae patterns

►Making Prints Visible (Visible, Plastic/Impression, Latent)

►AFIS database

►Methods of Making Prints Visible

►I have also included an “extra info” section so that your students can fill in any additional pieces of information that you provided them

These Science Doodles are perfect to use as a note-taking tool, but can also serve as a research activity that can be used to introduce your Fingerprinting unit. These worksheets also work GREAT as sub work.

Benefits of Science Doodles:

✅Allows students to synthesize content

✅Increases retention for visual/creative learners

✅Documents a process

✅Summarizes key ideas



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Fingerprint Science Doodles [Forensics Worksheet]