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Today's Tip: 
September 10, 2013
Look, Mom, I'm a Detective!

Teach kids that everything they touch, even with dry hands, leaves a bit of oil from their skin behind—just enough to gather a print. Using cocoa powder or ground-up pencil graphite, have them sprinkle the powder onto the area where the fingerprint was left. Using a small soft brush, they should gently remove the powder to reveal the print. Then, use a piece of clear tape and gently lift the print.

 
 

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