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CrimeOnline| Fingerprint Masterclass

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Suitable for: Adults / Kids ( from age 10 to age 17 )
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This Funzing Experience:

In just 60 minutes you will become a Fingerprint Expert! So get ready to be immersed, entertained and captivated with CrimeOnline!

Our digital masterclasses "CrimeOnline" are the perfect way to engage with Ex-Scotland Yard, and Murder Squad Detective Steve Gaskin.

So get comfy it’s time to become fingerprint experts. The science of fingerprinting has been widely misrepresented on the TV, as we’ll show you why.

The next hour will be insightful and interesting, and all presented to you by Ex-Scotland Yard Detective Steve Gaskin. Steve spent 25 years investigating crimes across the world.

Below are just some of the areas we will explore during the 60-minute online masterclass.

  • How do you prove a suspect was at a crime scene?
  • Exploring fingerprint patterns
  • How to take your own fingerprints at home and what they are
  • How to get rid of your fingerprints, debunking the myths!
  • Explore real cases where fingerprints were crucial
  • Discover more about a very well know British crime series

This masterclass focuses predominately on fingerprinting but will include other small elements of forensics and CSI.

By the end of this amazing talk, you will know your “arches” from your “loops”, or “whorls”, how to identify your own fingerprints at home and more about famous cases… although without having to leave your house!

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Duration: 60 minutes

How It Runs: You will receive a link to follow online, ready for the video call. We use the online platform "Zoom" to deliver our experiences. You will be able to see and hear Steve during his talk. There will also be the opportunity to post questions (and time dependant, Steve may be able to answer these).

What You Will Need
In order to examine your own fingerprints, you will need the following.
- A plain piece of paper
- Inky pens such as board marker or dark highlighter
- A shiny surface such as a magazine
- Something to wipe the ink off your hands
- A good camera we recommend a smartphone (optional)

This will be used to ink and "take" your own fingerprints and look at them under magnification.

Recommendations
This is the perfect experience to share with friends! Make sure you invite your friends and family to also join the activity (so you can chat for months about it afterwards!)

The Process
- Book your online Funzing Talk from our exciting range
- Make sure you have the date and time in your diary!
- Grab a drink and get comfy in your favourite spot in the house
- Make sure you have a good digital device/strong internet connection (phone, laptop, tablet), we often recommend headphones too to block out other noise distractions
- Have paper, pens, shiny surface to take your prints
- Follow the link to access the Zoom, where you will be listening
- Immersive yourself in the talk (and maybe even ask questions)
- Share your experience with others!

This is an online masterclass, and you will not be required to attend a venue.

We look forward to welcoming you to CrimeOnline | Forensics, Fingerprinting and CSI. Suitable for adults and young people over the age of 12.

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In just 60 minutes you will become a Fingerprint Expert! So get ready to be immersed, entertained and captivated with CrimeOnline! Our digital masterclasses "CrimeOnline" are the perfect way to engage with Ex-Scotland Yard, and Murder Squad Dete... Read More
Experience includes:
  • A 60-minute digital masterclass "CrimeOnline" an online insight into fingerprinting and forensics.
  • Using fingerprints to prove a suspect was at a crime scene, exploring patterns, you and your fingerprints and more...
  • Take your own fingerprints
  • Delivered by an Ex Scotland Yard Detective Steve Gaskin with 25+ years in the police
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