Finger Prints

This sample life science curriculum has a nice activity on observing and classifying fingerprints.

HowStuffWorks "What are fingerprints?" - good diagram showing fingerprint patterns

Fun science experiment for kids: Dusting for Fingerprints

Children enjoy learning new information about science. And if they can "play detective," they might find a unit on fingerprints especially fun. Explain to the class that everyone has a unique fingerprint that can be matched only to them. This is why police gather fingerprints at crime scenes. In fact, fingerprints are so unique that they were even used as signatures in ancient times in Asia.

how to lift fingerprints at home - fun science project for kids

Earth Science Unit - lots of hands-on activities to teach how fold mountains are formed, plate movement and earthquakes, and the layers of Earth.

Activities: Make a CSI Kit-this will make a great activity kit for anytime play

Learn more about fingerprints and play detective in your own home!

Free shipping and returns on Thames & Kosmos 'Rocket Science' Experiment Kit at How to become a rocket scientist? This kit is a good start. A step-by-step manual guides kids (and adults) through 18 mind-propelling experiments, from a "stomp on" rocket launcher to water- and air-powered models that demonstrate action, reaction, gravity and inertia. So whether you're wondering about air pressure or trying to escape Earth's gravitation pull, this all-inclusive bundle makes a fun ...

Watch water turn to ice before your eyes! So cool! Such a fun science experiment

Science for Kids: Gummy Bear Science Great for inroduction of variables {Would e great for getting students used to recording observations, etc)

Constellation Keychain~ Even if you don't teach science, find a way to weave this project into your curriculum. It's that cool!

Science from Trash: MANY projects, first done by kids in India

All these people are laying down, by why aren't they falling? They comprise a human table! | Steve Spangler Science

No science fair this week. Just plain old (sneaky) fun at our house! Watch the ketchup mysteriously sink and float!

More than 50 science activities for kids

Egg science experiments

{Fingerprints}... stamp fingerprints inside the magnifying glass... use magnifier to examine prints... compare prints to see uniqueness

Walking on Raw Eggs Science...will they crack? Amaze your kids with this simple egg experiment