Week of Jan 30 – Feb 3

We will continue the unit physical evidence unit with notes and labs on hair and fibers.

Mon 1/30 – Notes and vocabulary on Hair Evidence. A video on microscope use will also be observed.

Tue 1/31 – Hair lab (day 1)  Examine your own hair then begin activity 3-1 Hair Lab

Wed 2/1 – Hair lab (day 2)  Finish activity 3-1 then do animal hair examinations.

Thur 2/2 – Fiber notes and vocabulary.

Fri 2/3 – Activities 4-1 and 4-5   Microscopic fiber lab and Fiber burn analysis


Week of Jan 23-27

This week we will do /have done the following:

Mon 1/23 – Notes on Fingerprints

Tue 1/24 – Activity 6-1 and 6-3 Fingerprint labs

Wed 1/25 – Activity 6-5 Fingerprint Matching and Fingerprint Dinner Menu

Thur 1/26 – Latent Fingerprint Lab

Fri 1/27 – Fingerprint Review


Week of Jan 17-20

We will finish up unit 1 – Introduction and Crime Scene this week.

Tue 1/17  – “Death on a Desk” Crime scene sketch activity

Wed 1/18 – Crime Scene Investigation – activity working a “crime scene”

Thur 1/19 – Unit Review (choice)

Fri 1/20 – Unit 1 Test

Welcome to Forensics

We will spend the semester studying crime scenes and how evidence leads to convictions. Much of your grade will includes labs and crime scenes that you must be present in class to complete so attendance is critical. Work for missed days are posted in the unit pages at the top of the blog. Looking forward to meeting everyone.