Fingerprinting Merit Badge

Scouts will learn a short history of fingerprinting, the basic principles of fingerprinting science, and the identification markers of fingerprints. Scouts will participate in a demonstration to lift a latent fingerprint and identify their own fingerprints using a ten-print card.

  • Age Range: Scouts (Grades 6-12)
  • Time: 90 minutes
  • Capacity: Min. 10 scouts – Max 30 scouts
  • Each workshop includes the official patch for each Scout in addition to a specially designed Museum patch
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