For some these were good and for some they were not so good. That being the case instead of entering them now – I am going to record them in the grade book and wait to enter until tomorrow. If you score better on the multiple choice portion then I will enter that for both grades. If you do worse then you will get the written grade to help out the multiple choice. Study hard!!!
Go to the website http://www.firearmsid.com/
Click on Classroom login
First block students log in key: C66380Spring 1st Block Forensics then your full name
Second block students log in key: C66380Spring 2nd Block then your full name
Go to Virtual Comparison Microscope – Cartridge Case ID Click test then try to match the Unknowns with the standard samples. Do at least two tests. The results will post and I can give you credit in the packet.
We will be continuing the unit “It’s A Hit” including tool marks, impression evidence, ballistics and arson this week.
Mon 5/1 – Activity 15-2 Shoe Size vs Height
Tue 5/2 – Activity 16-1 Tool Marks: Screwdrivers and Chisels
Wed 5/3 – Activity 15-4 Vehicle Identification
Thur 5/4 – Tool Marks the Spot Lab
Fri 5/5 – Forensic Files “The Disappearance of Helle Crafts” and DE video “The Value of Evidence”
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday’s activities are actual labs that will require in class makeups.
This week we will be studying DNA and Blood & Blood Spatter
Mon – DNA Notes (one test) and Vocabulary (choice)
Tue – Activities 7-4 Who Are the Parents, 7-5 Which Man is the Father, and 7-6 The Break-In
Wed – STR Analysis of 9/11 DNA
Thur – Blood & Spatter Notes (choice) and Vocabulary (choice)
Fri- Activity 8-2 Blood Typing Lab
We will finish Drugs & Toxicology this week.
Mon – Work on Drug/Poison Project and Toxicology Notes
Tue – Finish Drug/Poison Project – some will present
Wed – Project Presentations and Think Tac Toe
Thur – Drugs & Toxicology Review
Fri – Unit Test: Drugs and Toxicology
We will finish Medicolegal Deat unit and begin Drugs & Toxicology this week.
Mon – Medicolegal Death Test
Tue – Drug/Poison Project Introduction and Research
Wed – Drug/Poison Project Work
Thur – Drugs & Poisons Notes and Vocabulary Choice
Fri – Drug & Poison Lab
This week we will continue the Medicolegal Death Unit.
Mon – Activity 13-3 The Romanovs and DNA: An Internet Activity
Tue- Activity 13-4: Estimation of Body Size from Individual Bones and Activity 13-5:What the Bones Tell Us.
Wed – Activity 13-6: Medical Examiner’s Findings
Thur – Activity 13-7: Height and Body Proportions (Must do in class)
Fri – Unit Review
We will begin Unit 3 – Medicolegal Death. The work should be posted on the page if you lose a paper or are absent.
Mon: Death Notes and Vocabulary
Tue: 11-1 Calculating Time of Death Using Rigor Mortis
Wed: 11-2 Calculating Time of Death Using Algor Mortis
Thu: 11-4 Estimating Time of Death Using Insect, Algor, and Livor Mortis
Fri: 13-1 Determining the Age of a Skull and 13-2 Bones: Male or Female?
Since the show is 3 hours long it would be too much to expect you to watch and blog about it so my offer is this – watch at least 30 continuous minutes of an episode and publish a blog post to your own blog with the information below. Email me the link to your blog and I will check it on the 27th. You may not go back and do the old episodes, this must come from the episodes on 2/17, 2/18, or 2/25.
Blog post info:
Date and time watched-
As they switch around – city/county, incident reported, evidence collected, charges made
You should have several in a 30 minute period
You may do up to four posts (2 hours total) during the break.
We are continuing Unit 2B Questioned Documents, Glass, and Soil this week.
Mon 2/13 -Activity 10-2 Analysis of Ransom Note and Paper Chromatography Lab
Tue 2/14 – Activity 10-3 Examination of US Currency
Wed 2/15 – Glass Evidence Notes and Glass Article
Thur 2/16 – Activity 14-1 Glass Fracture Patterns
Fri 2/17 – Forensic Files