This week we will finish up unit 2A: Fingerprints, Hair & Fibers and begin unit 2B: Questioned Documents, Glass & Soil.
Mon 2/6 – Wayne Williams article, Video – crime scene university
Tue 2/7 – Unit Review
Wed 2/8 – Unit Test: Fingerprints, Hair, & Fibers
Thur 2/9 – Questioned Documents Notes & Vocabulary
Fri 2/10 – Activity 10-1 Handwriting Analysis
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
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
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
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.
Course extension will be offered for Forensic Science. Go to the school website to register.
Welcome! We will be spending the semester participating in activities and crime scenes so it is important that you be in class as much as possible. If you miss a day please check what we did and then the pages posted at the top of the blog to make up the work. If you have difficulty finding something please don’t hesitate to ask for help.
Several of you borrowed Forensic Science textbooks to take home and I NEED THEM BACK!!! I have to teach from them next year:) Please pass the word!
You should include the following information in your blog post: Show title (First 48, Cold Justice, Forensic Files), approximate date, city, the crime, evidence used to solve, results.
Welcome to Forensics! This semester you will be required to create a free wordpress blog and post weekly about a non-fiction show such as Forensics Files, the First 48, or Cold Justice. A format will be provided for you soon. Units with work will also be downloaded for your use.