Forensics Weekly Agenda


First Semester 2017

 Week 12
11/21
 Lecture Classwork Homework
Monday is a Tuesday Schedule  


The New $100 Bill  7 min. 
How to Detect a Counterfeit  12 min.
Money Factory  48 min.
No Homework
ThursdayThanksgiving

FridayNo School


 Week 11
11/14-11/18

 Lecture Classwork Homework
T  
Explore How Currency is Made
Visit the website to answer questions on the lab sheet and take notes in your notebook.
Act. 10-3 Examination of U.S. Currency
See Ch. 10, pg. 286
or go to this link and scroll down to Activity 10-3
Absent for the Test?  You have until Thursday to make it up.
Th      

Ink Analysis Lab

Forensic Lab Techniques Reading


FThis is a Monday ScheduleNo Class.


 Week 10
11/6-11/10

 Lecture Classwork Homework
T  

Election Day.  No class
Th      See Week 9 for links to the Review and ActivitiesActivities 8-5, 8-6, 8-7
Review for Test Tomorrow
Study for the test.
Finish Activities
F
Test:  Hair, Fingerprints, Blood Typing, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

 Week 9
10/31-11/4
 Lecture Classwork Homework
 T
•Blood Spatter Lab, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
--Group Data Sheet.
--Group Assessment


 

 W/Th
•Finish Blood Spatter Lab, Group Data Sheet, and Group Assessment.
•Activity 8-5, 8-6
Area of Convergence, Point of Origin Activity: Part 1
(Activity 8-5 and part of 8-6.)

Study notes and worksheets on Blood Typing and Blood Spatter for Individual Assessment on Friday.

 FReview Sheet for Test Next Friday.
Review Hair, Fingerprint, Blood Typing/Serology, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis 

•Activity 8-6 (finish) and Activity 8-7
Area Convergence, Point of Origin Act. Part 2
(Second part of Activity 8-6, and all of 8-7)
Complete Activites 8-5, 8-6
Quick Quiz on Blood Typing and Blood Spatter!

 Week 8
10/24-10/28
 Lecture Classwork Homework
 TBlood Typing Lecture 
Start with Slide 24.  
Complete this Graphic Organizer with Details from the lecture.
Watch these videos:
1. Catching Killers:  Blood Spatter 101 Smithsonian (2 1/2 min. video)
2.  Blood Spatter Analysis 7 min. video
Read Pgs. 203-206 on Blood Spatter.  This is important prep for Solving the on-line case on Thursday.  Take notes in Science N.B.
 

 W
Friday Schedule with 20 min. classes
Turn in Blood Typing Research and LabThe Real Blood Spatter Detectives:  Darlie Routier


 
 ThBloodstain Pattern Analysis 
Websites:  
1.  Bloodstain Tutorial
Solve the case (under tab Bloodstain Resources).  Write up what you think happened, then check your answer.
2.  How Stuff Works:  BPA *Stringing, Sine and Spatter Patterns  
3.  Read
Activity 8.4 (in textbook) Background: How to determine impact angle.
4. Chapter from Forensics Investigations
Blood Pattern Analysis (BPA)  : Worksheet
•Take notes in your science notebook. 
•Do Activity 8-5 on the sheet provided.
•Answer Review Questions Ch. 8.
You need to be prepared to conduct investigations on many aspects of blood spatter on Tuesday in class.
Notes and Activity 8-5 due on Thursday.
Study for Quick quiz on Blood Spatter Analysis and Blood Typing on Friday!

 Week 7
10/16-10/20
 Lecture Classwork Homework
 TCh. 6  Review Questions #1-20 Developing Latent Prints Lab
Grade Rubric Developing Latent Prints Lab and Research

Case of the Criminal Classmate:  A real life, made up mystery.
 

 W/ThBlood Typing Lecture (Stop when you get to blood spatter.)Part 1 Reading Blood and Blood Typing
Part 2 Reading Blood and Blood Typing
 Take notes.
Blood Typing Research and Lab
Bring your Forensics Book or read on-line.

 

 F
Blood Typing Research and Lab
The Forensics of Blood

 Week 6
10/9-10/13
 Lecture Classwork Homework
 TVideo:  How to Develop Latent Prints with Magnetic Powder
Video:  How to Develop Latent Prints with Black Powder
Developing Prints Lecture
•Finish Taking and Reading Prints Lab: Primary Classification System.  Turn in 2 ten-prints.
Developing Latent Prints Lab
Grade Rubric Developing Latent Prints Lab and Research




 Ch. 6  Review Questions #1-20 for Thursday

 W
Shortened PSAT

Developing Latent Prints Lab and Research 

 Th
Developing Latent Prints Lab and Research



 



 Week 5
10/3-10/7
 Lecture Classwork Homework
 T
Finish Hair Lab
Hairy Cat Caper



 
 W
Friday Schedule
Count Day
Lecture:  Introduction to Fingerprints
Practice Identifying Minutiae
1.  Finish Hairy Cat Caper
2.  Turn in your Hair Lab
3.  Lecture on Fingerprints
 Watch :Video:  How to Roll Prints
Watch:  Video:  How to Compare Fingerprints, The basics.

 ThReferences:
Fingerprint Patterns Article 
Types of Fingerprints
Henry Primary Classification System
Taking and Reading Prints:  Lab





 
Read Ch. 6 on Fingerprinting and answer Review Questions #1-20 for next Tuesday

 Week 4 9/25/17 Lecture Classwork Homework
 T Absent Students:

Open this link for the case studies.  Investigate one in another document and share it with me.
Test Ch. 1 & 2, Canine Caper
 Trace Evidence:  Case Studies:  In pairs.  Sign-up with Teacher First.  One Pair per Case.  
Ch. 3 Hair: Read and Do Review Q's #1-20 in N.B. to prepare for Hair Lab on Thursday.
 W
Shortened Friday Schedule
 Early Release:  30 Min. ClassesPresent Case Studies Ch. 3 Hair: Read and Do Review Q's #1-20 in N.B. to prepare for Hair Lab on Thursday.
 Th Calculating Diameter of Hair
Hair Lab
 


 Week 3 9/18/17 Lecture Classwork Homework
 T
•Finish Part 2 Crime Scene Sketch
Jack and Jill:  Forensics Style
•Show how to navigate CSI Website for Thursday

 Th

Liz's Notes :  Study these forensics techniques used to solve the Canine Caper. Material will be included on the first unit Test.•CSI Case #2 Canine Caper.  Student Note-taking guide. (PDF)
Google Doc  Rename before using.
Canine Caper Walkthrough
Give Review for Test on Tuesday 9/26


 F •Hair LectureReview for Ch. 1 & 2, Canine Caper Test on Tuesday 9/26
Also use NOTES provided by Liz from Canine Caper.

 Week 2 Lecture Classwork Homework
 T Lecture summary of Ch. 2. Trace Evidence--Sock Lab

 •Individual or Class Evidence:  Case studies.  Due FRIDAY
 Th
Hist. Fig. Timeline DUE
  Crime Scene Sketch

 F •Finish Part 2 Crime Scene Sketch
 Week 1 Lecture Classwork Homework
 T Welcome Back!!!
Change Blindness
The Art of Detection
 Syllabus and Safety Contract Liz's Student Info Survey
How Reliable is Eyewitness Testimony?  Quick Read:  If you were on a jury, how would this impact your decision making?
 W/Th  Key People in the History of Forensic Science Timeline
Get books at 12:15
Extra Credit:  Dr. Sara C. Bisel
 What is Forensic Science? 
Quick Read:  If you worked in Forensic Science,which "expert area" would you choose and why?
 F Observation Skills Powerpoint
Ch. 2 on-line
 Lecture summary of Ch. 2.
Skim Ch. 1
READ Ch. 2:  Answer the Ch. Review Q's 1-10 pgs. 33-35
**Bring a clean white sock!!!!!

 Week 4 9/25/17 Lecture Classwork Homework
 T Test Ch. 1 & 2, Canine Caper
 Trace Evidence:  Case Studies:  In pairs.  Sign-up with Teacher First.  One Pair per Case.  
Ch. 3 Hair: Read and Do Review Q's #1-20 in N.B. to prepare for Hair Lab on Thursday.
 W
Shortened Friday Schedule
 Early Release:  30 Min. ClassesIntroduce Hair Lab 
 Th 
Hair Lab