CVA Forensic Science
Module 7 – Fingerprints and DNA Analysis
E7.01.2 Fingerprint Identification
Fingerprints are very unique; the odds of having the exact
same fingerprints as another person are about 1 in 10 billion
on a planet with a population of roughly 7 billion people.
Because of this, fingerprints are very valuable evidence in a
Use the following links for this part of the assignment.
For this part of the assignment, you will analyze your
Use the above links to see how the FBI says to
properly capture legible fingerprints.
Follow the directions
below to capture your prints.
Materials needed: ink pad, washable markers, or pencil
white, unlined paper
1. Using an inkpad or washable marker, “ink” your finger from one edge of your nail all the way to
the other edge.