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August

Tues.
8/19
In Class:   
1.  Solve It Activity

Homework: 
Bring Notebook to class
 Thurs
8/21
EQ: What is CSI Effect?
In Class: 
1.  DQ #1
2. Syllabus
3. Reading/ Questions- CSI Effect
4. Video- Crime Scene Science from National Geo (bits and pieces)
Homework: get syllabus signed , bring notebook
 Mon
8/25
EQ: How Much of what we see on TV is True regarding Forensics
In Class: 
1. DQ #2
2. Set-up notebook (Handout- Unit Outline)
3. Forensics T/F & Answers
4. Kunundrum
Homework: N/A
 Weds
8/27

EQ: Can You Make a FACE?
In Class: 
1. DQ #3
2. Review Crime Stats
3. Reading/ handout- crime rates are dropping, but why?
4. FACES online
(FACES.. online!)
   A)  Use Faces software  to create a picture of someone everyone in class would know (either a teacher or celebrity)
     B)  print it & get it stamped   C)  Enter it into class contest for prizes

Homework: have FACES ready to go

 Fri
8/29
EQ:  Who are some of the members of the crime scene team?
In Class: 
1. DQ #4
2. Get books
3. Stamp FACES assignment & vote for best
4. Fill in Index Cards
5.  Handout- Forensics for Dummies Reading Questions Assignment #1
6.  Wksht -Forensics Jobs (Use book to complete in class and get stamped)
7. Forensic Files Friday

Homework: 
1)  Due Fri 9/5   Assign #1- Answer questions from F4 Dummies book (handout from class)
Assign #2 Case Study in book: St Valentines Day :  - Due 9/9
Assign #3 Case Study in book:  Lindbergh - Due 9/11

September
Weds
9/3
EQ:  What are some of the main crime labs in our country & who operates them?  What are the Different Types of Homicide?
In Class: 
1
. DQ #5
2. Stamp: N/A
3. Notes- Who Runs the Crime Labs
4. Activity- Homicide Cut & Paste
5. Video- FBI Crime Lab (13 mins)
Homework: 
1)  Due Next Fri 9/5   Assign #1- Answer questions from F4 Dummies book (handout from class)
Assign #2 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) : St Valentines Day :  - Due 9/9
Assign #3 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) :  Lindbergh - Due 9/11

 
Fri
9/5
EQ:  Who was C.A and how did her case play out?
In Class: 
1.  DQ #6
2.  Stamp Assignment #1& Homicide Cut/ Paste
3.  Complete Legal Terms Concept Map using word bank
4.  Case Study Reading- Casey Anthony get stamped once finished
 
5.
How to do a Case Study Template
6. 
video- Casey Anthony (first 15 mins)

Homework: Assign #2 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) : St Valentines Day :  - Due 9/9 Tues
Assign #3 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) :  Lindbergh - Due 9/11 Thurs
Tues

9/9

EQ:  What was the evidence in the C.A. case and how was it countered by the defense?
In Class: 
1.  DQ #7  
2.  Stamp:  Assign #2  & Casey Anthony Case/ Legal Terms (if not done last class)
3.  Review Time Line & Go over Prosecution/ Defense terms (who they work for, who pays them, other names)
4.  Casey Anthony Case- A) 
Reading- Evidence in Casey Anthony Case  B)  Fill in Evidence Worksheet (do this in pairs & share out)
5.  Watch Dr. G Video- (mins 25-33) to see how each side presented their narrative (
Video- Casey Anthony Case (defense opening argument)

Homework: 
Assign #3 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) :  Lindbergh - Due 9/11 Thurs
 Thurs.
9/11
EQ:  What's the difference between civil law and criminal law?
In Class: 
1.  DQ #8  
2.  Stamp:  Assign #3 
3.  Notes- Criminal Vs. Civil
4. Watch 41:53- to End of CA video to see how it wraps up.
5. Watch juror interview and new evidence video clip 
Video- Evidence Missed in C. Anthony trials  Video- Juror speaks out (5mins)
6. What's the charge?

Homework: Test on Weds & Notebook Check
Mon
9/15
EQ:  How did the B. Butler case play out?
In Class: 
1.  Video- Murder on a Sunday Morning

Homework: Test on Weds & Notebook Check
 Weds
9/17
EQ:  N/A
In Class: 
1. Notebook check
2.  Test- Unit 1
 
Fri
9/19
EQ:  How did B. Butler Case End?
In Class: 
1.  Review Test grading
2.  Handouts for
Unit 2- Learning Objectives   &  For. 4 Dummies Reading Questions Assignment #1
2. 
Finish Murder on a Sunday Morning
3.  View Tests


Homework: 
1)  Due  Thurs 9/25:   Assign #1- Answer questions from F4 Dummies book (handout from class)
Due Mon 9/29:  Assign #2 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) :
Faking Hitler’s Diaries in For. 4 Dummies (pg 322)
Due Weds 10/1:  Assign #3 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) : 
Sacco & Vanzetti and Sacco’s Gun (pg 313-314)
Tues
9/23
EQ:  How is evidence put together to solve a case
In Class: 
1. DQ : 1
2. Stamp: case
3.
Reading- Richard Crafts "Wood Chipper Case"  & do case study
4. Solve it Activity- Shredded Documents

Homework: 
1)  Due  Thurs 9/25:   Assign #1- Answer questions from F4 Dummies book (handout from class)
Due Mon 9/29:  Assign #2 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) :
Faking Hitler’s Diaries in For. 4 Dummies (pg 322)
Due Weds 10/1:  Assign #3 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) : 
Sacco & Vanzetti and Sacco’s Gun (pg 313-314)
Thurs
 9/25
EQ:  How is evidence put together to solve a case
In Class: 
1. DQ : 2
2. Stamp: Assign #1
3. Review real cases with document shredding
4.  Finish Solve it Activity- Shredded Documents

Homework: 

Due Mon 9/29:  Assign #2 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) :
Faking Hitler’s Diaries in For. 4 Dummies (pg 322)
Due Weds 10/1:  Assign #3 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) : 
Sacco & Vanzetti and Sacco’s Gun (pg 313-314)
 Mon.
9/29
EQ:  How do we analyze handwriting?
In Class: 
1. DQ : 3
2. Stamp: Assign #2
3. Review Solve It Activity from last class
4. Review- Handwriting analysis
5. Activity- Analyze Classmates Writing samples

Homework: 
Due Weds 10/1:  Assign #3 Case Study (in Forensics 4 Dummies) :  Sacco & Vanzetti and Sacco’s Gun (pg 313-314)
October
 Weds.
10/1 
EQ:  How do we analyze handwriting?
In Class: 
1. DQ #4
2.  Stamp:  F. 4 Dummies Case (watch video clip?)
3.  Review handwriting activity with partner (get stamped)
4.  Activity- How good of a forger are you?
5.  Activity- Ink Chromotography
6.  Video- FBI Crime Lab

Homework: N/A

 Fri.
10/3
EQ:  What happened in the Ronald Cotton case?
In Class: 
1. DQ #5
2.  Stamp: N/A
3.  Read Excerpt from book
3.  Case Study-
Ronald Cotton
4. 
Online Activity- Innocence Project
4. Video-  Ronald Cotton

Homework: N/A

 Tues
10/7
EQ:  What is the value of different types of evidence?
In Class: 
1. DQ #6  Reading- Why do so many teens confess to crimes they didn't commit?
2.  Stamp: N/A
3. Study where college kids confessed (
False Confessions- An experiment)
4.  Video Clip- Awareness Test
5.  Activity- Individualized vs. Class Evidence
7.  Video- 60 mins (13 mins)

Homework: 

 Thurs.
10/9
EQ:  What is the value of different types of evidence?
In Class: 
1.   DQ #7
2.  Notes- Types of Evidence
3. 
Project- Wrongfully Accused Project
 

Homework: N/A

Mon.
10/13  
EQ:  How are Search Warrants Executed?
In Class: 
1.   DQ #8
2.  Notes- Search Warrants
3. 
Project- Wrongfully Accused Project

Homework: N/A

Weds .
10/ 15
EQ:  How is the Chain of Custody Maintained?
In Class: 
1.   DQ #9
2.  Notes- Search Warrants
3. Watch  a few clips of After Innocence (intro, mins 20-27)
4. Work on
Project- Wrongfully Accused Project

Homework: Test/ Project Due/ Notebook Check Tues

Fri.

10/17

EQ:  How is ballistics evidence used to solve crimes?
In Class: 
1.   DQ # N/A
2.  Online Info- Ballistics   & Worksheet
3.  FFiles Friday

Homework: Test & Assignments -Notebook Check Unit 2

Tues
10/21
Warm-up:  N/A
In Class: 
1.  Notebook Check (20pts)
2.  Test- Unit 2
3.  Begin Presentations

Homework:    N/A

Thurs.
10/23
EQ: What happens to blood as it is dropped from different heights?
In Class: 
1.   Handouts-
Unit Learning Objectives & F4 Dummies- Reading Questions for Blood
2.  Presentations
3.  Lab- Blood Lab #1 (height vs. blood drop diameter)
4.  Return Tests

Homework:  
1. Assign #1: For 4 Dummies Due Weds 10/29
2. Assign #2: Case Sam Sheppard Due Fri 10/31

 

Mon
10/27
EQ: What happens to blood as it is dropped from different heights?
In Class: 
1. DQ: #1
2. Stamp: N/A
3. 5 Presentations
4. Blood Video Clips from Dexter
5. Complete blood lab & go over group data

Homework:
1. Assign #1: For 4 Dummies Due Weds 10/29
2. Assign #2: Case Sam Sheppard Due Fri 10/31
Weds
10/29
EQ: What happens to blood as it is dropped from different angles?
In Class: 
1. DQ: #2
2. Stamp: Assign #1
3. 5 Presentations
4. Lab #2-(angle vs. blood shape)

Homework:
1. Assign #2: Case Sam Sheppard Due Fri 10/31
Fri
10/31
EQ: What is the Area of Convergence?
In Class: 
1. DQ: #3
2. Stamp: Assign #2
3. Finish Presentations
4. Activity- Blood spatter fun in honor of Halloween
5.  WS- Area of Convergence
6.  Video - Sam Sheppard Case (first 20 +min)


Homework:
1. N/A
November
Tues
11/4
EQ: How do we find the point of origin for blood? 
In Class: 
1.  DQ: #4
2. Stamp: N/A
3. Video Clips: 
News Clip about Las Vegas Blood Evidence Team &  Gun Shot back spatter slow motion video
4. Activity- Stringing in groups (must show me)

Homework:   N/A

Thurs
11/6
EQ: How do we test for blood?  What is the blood type?
In Class: 
1.  DQ: #5
2. Stamp: N/A
3.
Case Study- Ludwig Tessnow
4. 
Notes/ Demo- Testing for Blood
5. 
Activity- Blood Typing (to get stamped, you must prove you can type blood with me)  
website to visit:  http://www.nobelprize.org/educational/medicine/bloodtypinggame/game/

Homework:   N/A 

Weds.
11/12
EQ: How do we test for blood?  What is the blood type?
In Class: 
1.   DQ: #6
2. 
Unit  Notes  & WS- Blood Type Punnett Squares
3.  Solve it Activity- Baby Mix

Homework:    Test & Notebook Check next class

Fri
11/14
Warm-up:  Daily Quiz #6 
In Class: 
1.   Unit 3 Test- Blood
2.  Notebook Check

 

Tues
11/18
EQ:  Who is OJ Simpson and what was he accused of?
In Class: 
1.   DQ #1
2.  Stamp:  N/A
3.  Return tests
4.  OJ Simpson Case (use handout in class- use reading and online resources)
5.  Handouts- Unit 4 outline & Forensic 4 Dummies Questions
6.  Video- OJ Case (a portion of it)

Homework: Complete OJ case study if you didn't in class
              
Thurs.
11/20
EQ:  How was OJ acquitted of the crime?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz #2
2. 
Unit  Notes- DNA Basics
3.  Video- Finish first 25 mins OJ
4.  Reading- OJ Simpson Case "Focus on Errors"  & Graphic Organizer
5.  Finish OJ Simpson Video (43 mins-->)
6.  Where are they now?

Homework: F 4 Dummies Questions due  Mon 12/1
Thanksgiving Break!

 

December
Mon
12/1 
EQ:  How do we read a DNA Fingerprint?
In Class: 
1.   Daily Quiz #3
2.  Stamp:  Forensics 4 Dummies questions
3. 
Unit  Notes- DNA Profiles
4. WS- Analyzing DNA Profiles
5.  DNA extraction Activity (talk about local case)

Homework: Case Studies from Assign #2 Due 12/3
"The old blood sample switcheroo" (pg 230), "The Green River Killer" (pg 235), & "Keeping it in the Family" (pg 240)
 Weds
12/3
EQ:  How do we perform a DNA Fingerprint?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz #4
2.  Stamp :  Assign #2
3.  Review- Analyzing DNA fingerprinting
4.  Video- NOVA DNA Personal testing
5.   WS- RFLP DNA Technique & Activity

Homework: Case Studies from Assign #3 Due 12/5
"Standing in for the Boston Strangler" (p241), "Being Anastasia Romanov" (pg 321)
 Fri
12/5
EQ:  How do we use a micropipette?
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz #5
2.  Stamp Assign #3
3.  Lab- Micropipette Skills (worksheet & skills test)
4.  FFiles Friday (twin brother crime)

Homework:  N/A
 Tues
12/9
EQ: how do we do gel electrophoresis?
In Class:
1. Daily Quiz: N/A
2. Practice Loading and pouring gels
3. 
Unit  Notes- PCR   & WS- PCR Technique

Homework:  N/A
 Thurs.
12/11
EQ: How do we prepare DNA for Profiling?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz:  N/A
2.  Lab- Prep DNA
3.  
Unit  Notes- STR & WS- STR

Homework: N/A
 Mon

12/15
 

EQ:  How do we put the DNA testing steps together?
In Class:   
1. Load and Run DNA
2. 
Unit  Notes- Finish STR, CODIS, and DNA collection

Homework: DNA Test & Notebook Check next class

  Weds
 12/17

In Class: 
1.  Test- DNA & Notebook Check
2. Photograph DNA & Review DNA results

Homework: Case Study Final Exam on Thurs.

 Fri.
12/19
 

In Class: 
1.   Take Final Case Study Exam
End of semester!!
January (Second Semester)
Mon
1/5
Wildcat Day
EQ:  Is it True?
In Class: 
1.  View- Famous Killers PPT as Intro
2.  Activity- Serial Killer True/ False  (Go over if time) 
                    see websites: 
7 Myths about Serial Killers
                                         More myths about serial Killers

 Homework:  N/A

Weds
1/7
EQ:  How do spree killers, mass murderers, & serial killers differ?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz:  #1 "Inside the Mind of a Killer" & answer questions
2.  Handouts:  Unit 5 outline   & Forensics 4 Dummies reading questions
3.  Review Serial Killer Myths/ Facts
4. 
Notes- Spree killers, mass murderers, and serial killers 
5.  Internet Activity- 20 famous crimes  How many do you know?   Record very basic information like nickname & why they're famous.  (may split up with a partner if you'd like)

Some Help Here: 
Famous Crimes: 
Famous Crimes and Criminals (about.com)
Serial Killers (most Notorious) Tru TV Crime Library
(see categories on right for even more cases)
Scams & Hoaxes (if you don't won't blood & gore)

Homework: 
Assign #1:  Forensics 4 Dummies Questions Due 1/13 (Tues)
Assign #2- Cases: 
a) "Hypnotizing Kenneth Bianchi" (pg 57) b) Andrew Cunanan’s Killing Spree (pg 60) Due 1/15 (Thurs)
Assign #3:  Case studies due 1/20 (Tues) A)   "Reading Between the Lines of the Mad Bomber’s…" (pg 64)  B)  "Reading Clues in the Carmine Calabro Case" (p67)

 Fri
1/9
EQ:  How do male and female killers differ?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz:  #2
2.  Notes- Serial Killer Demographics & Female vs. Male Killers
3.  Brun Reads- Why Not Females (from Mind Hunter)
4. Finish :  Internet Activity- 20 famous crimes 
5. 
Video- Mind of a Psychopath & Psychopaths Born to Kill?

Homework:
Assign #1:  Forensics 4 Dummies Questions Due 1/13 (Tues)
Assign #2- Cases: 
a) "Hypnotizing Kenneth Bianchi" (pg 57) b) Andrew Cunanan’s Killing Spree (pg 60) Due 1/15 (Thurs)
Assign #3:  Case studies due 1/20 (Tues) A)   "Reading Between the Lines of the Mad Bomber’s…" (pg 64)  B)  "Reading Clues in the Carmine Calabro Case" (p67)

 Tues
1/13
EQ:  What are some of the early warning signs?
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz:  #3
2.  Stamp:  Assign #1
3.  Notes- MacDonald Triad (early signs of trouble)
4.  Reading- "Heart of Darkness" & Questions (stamp)
5.   Pick Topics (while reading)
6.  Video Clip-
Can Brain Damage Lead to Murder? Part 2

Homework:  
Assign #2- Cases: 
a) "Hypnotizing Kenneth Bianchi" (pg 57) b) Andrew Cunanan’s Killing Spree (pg 60) Due 1/15 (Thurs)
 Thurs
1/15
EQ:  What are the characteristics of a psychopath?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz #4
2.  Stamp:  Assign #2
3.  Video Clip- Checklist to see if you're a Psychopath  & Video Clip- Selfies & Psychopaths?
4.  Notes- Review "Heart of Darkness Questions" & Psychopath
5.  Begin background research on Project (fill in Graphic Organizer).. must use Rocklin account (first name.last name@rocklinusd.org)
 

***Interesting Link:  Personality Test:  Are you a Psychopath?

Some Help Here: 
Famous Crimes: 
Famous Crimes and Criminals (about.com)
Serial Killers (most Notorious) Tru TV Crime Library
(see categories on right for even more cases)
Scams & Hoaxes (if you don't won't blood & gore)
 

Homework:   
Assign #3:  Case studies due 1/20 (Tues) A)  
"Reading Between the Lines of the Mad Bomber’s…" (pg 64)  B)  "Reading Clues in the Carmine Calabro Case" (p67)

Tues
1/20
EQ:  What is the difference between a psychopath, psychotic, vs insane individual?
In Class: 
1.
  Daily Quiz 5  (Reading Andrea Yates)  &  show video  
2.  Stamp: Assign #3
3. Notes- Psychotic vs. Insanity
4. Brun reads (from Mind Hunter) Criminal Insanity portion
5. Work on Project  
(fill in Graphic Organizer) ...more to come later about grading etc.  You are gathering info right now!

Homework:   N/A

 Thurs
1/22
EQ:  How is Criminal Profiling Done?
In Class: 
1.
Daily Quiz 6 (based on cases from last class)
2. 
Stamp:  N/A     
3.  Notes-  Criminal Profiling
4.  Brun reads " Hurting the Ones We Love" ( from Mind Hunter) & "Girl Abducted"
5. Graphic organizers must be submitted before next class

Homework: Graphic organizers must be submitted before next class

 Mon
 1/26
EQ:  How do we classify Killers?
In Class: 
1.
Daily Quiz 7
2.  Stamp:   N/A
3.  Notes- Classifications of serial killers (motive based/ organized/ disorganized)
4.  Brun Reads- Info on Carmine Calabro case ( from Mind Hunter)
5.  Handout- Review Google Presentation guidelines 
6.  Work on Project

Homework: Projects due 2/5

 Weds
1/28
EQ:  How do MO's differ from Signature's?
In Class: 
1. 
Daily Quiz 8
2.  Stamp:   N/A
3.   How to escape a kidnapper (see internet links) & Video Clip on getting out of duct tape
4.  Notes- MO vs. Signature
5.   Work on Project  

Homework:  Projects due 2/5

Fri
1/30
EQ:  What happened at Columbine HS?
In Class: 
1. Stamp:   N/A
2. See my Columbine project presentation
3.  Show Examples of good/ bad PPTs 
4.  Work on Project

Homework:  Projects due 2/5

February
 Tues
2/3
EQ:  Is your Project Ready to go?
In Class: 
Work on Projects (due start of next class 2/5) 
share with me via google docs:  lbrun@rocklinusd.org

Homework: Notebook Check (16 pts)    &  Test- Criminal Minds  (Next Class)
 Thurs
2/5
EQ:  Is your Project Ready to go?
In Class: 
1.  Notebook Check
2.  Test- Criminal Minds
3.  Video- Smiley Face (Forensic Files)

Homework:
 Mon
2/9
EQ:  Silence of the Lambs?
In Class: 
1.  Return Tests & sign up for presentations
2.  Video- Silence of the Lambs

Homework: none
 Weds.
2/11
EQ:  Silence of the Lambs?
In Class: 
1.  Video- Silence of the Lambs
2.  Handouts- Unit 6 Outline & F4 Dummies questions 

Homework: F 4 Dummies questions due 2/19
Tues.
2/17
EQ:  How do we properly roll & ID fingerprints?
In Class: 
1.  3 Presentations
2.  Fingerprint Practice ID

 Homework:  F 4 Dummies questions due next class

Thurs
2/19
EQ:  How do we properly roll & ID fingerprints?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz #1
2.  Stamp HW assignment  #1

3.  3 Presentations
4.  Make Fingerprint cards & ID your prints

Homework: Case Studies:  Assign #2- Dillinger's Indelible Prints  & The Night Stalker Case

Mon.
2/23
EQ:  How do we properly roll & ID fingerprints?
In Class: 
1. DQ #2
2.  Stamp HW assignment 
#2
3.  2 Presentations
4.  Have 2 other students evaluate & ID your cards

Homework: Case Studies:  Assign #3- Stella Nickell's Trail of Fingerprints

 Weds.
2/25
EQ:  How do we properly roll & ID fingerprints?
In Class: 
1.  DQ #3
2.  Stamp HW assignment 
#3
3.  3 Presentations
4.  Finish Evaluating prints & enter info into class data table

Homework: N/A

Fri.
2/27
EQ:  How do we dust and lift prints?
In Class: 
1. 
Daily Quiz 4
2.  Stamp:   N/A
3.   3 Presentations
4.  Practice Dusting & lifting prints

Homework:  N/A

March
 Tues.
3/3
EQ:  How do we superglue fume?
In Class: 
1. 
Daily Quiz 5
2.  Stamp:   N/A
3.   3 Presentations
4.  Superglue fume & create fingerprint portfolio

Homework:  N/A

 Thurs.
3/5
EQ:  What are minutiae?
In Class: 
1. 
Daily Quiz : N/A 
2. 
 Stamp :  Read James Earl Ray Case Study and get stamped
3.  Stamp:   Fingerprint portfolio
4.   3 Presentations
5.  Notes/ WS- Minutiae

Homework:  N/A

Mon.
3/9
EQ:  Who was Brandon Mayfield & why was his case significant?
In Class: 
1.  Stamp :  Brandon Mayfield Case (do in class)

2.  Video- PBS Forensics on Trial (first 16 mins)... see related internet links to view
Homework: Test & Notebook Check next class
 Weds.
3/11
EQ:  How much do you know about prints?
In Class: 
1. 
Test- Fingerprints & Graded Fingerprint Challenge
2.  Notebook Check
Homework:
 Fri.
3/13
EQ:  How does hair look under the microscope?
In Class: 
1. 
Make Hair Slides & Save in Class
2. Handouts- Unit Outline for Hair / Fiber   & Forensic 4 Dummies Questions
3.  Quick Microscope Lesson
4.  Lab- Human Hair
5.  Return tests
Homework: HW #1 For. 4 Dummies Questions Due Thurs 3/19
                     HW #2: 
"Matching Paint… John Vollman Case" (pg 272)   & "Finding Fibers on Jeffrey MacDonald" (pg 316)  Due Mon 3/23
 Tues.
3/17
EQ:  How does animal hair look under the microscope?
In Class: 
1. 
Daily Quiz #1 (watch video clip CNN-  Hair & Fiber Evidence)
2.  Stamp:  Human Hair Lab
3.  Notes- Hair Basics
4.  Lab- Animal Hair
5.
 Minute to Win it- Microscope test on your human hair up front

Homework: HW #1 For. 4 Dummies Questions Due Thurs 3/19
                     HW #2: 
"Matching Paint… John Vollman Case" (pg 272)   & "Finding Fibers on Jeffrey MacDonald" (pg 316)  Due Mon 3/23
Thurs
3/19
EQ:  Can you distinguish human vs. Animal hair under the microscope?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz #2 
2.  Stamp:  For. 4 Dummies Questions
3.  Finish All other hair activities
4. Solve it Activity- Stingray Case  in groups of 2

Homework:    HW #2:  "Matching Paint… John Vollman Case" (pg 272)   & "Finding Fibers on Jeffrey MacDonald" (pg 316)  Due Mon 3/23

 Mon
3/23
EQ:  Can you distinguish fiber that has been burned?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz #3
2.  Stamp:  John Vollman & Jeffrey MacDonald case
3.  Watch J. MacDonald Video Clip
4. Notes- Individualizing Hair & Collection
5.  Burn Lab


Homework:  Test/ Notebook Check Friday
Weds
3/25
EQ:  Can you distinguish fiber that has been burned?
In Class: 
1.  Daily Quiz #4  
2.  Case Study- Wayne Williams, read excerpt from book  watch video clip (
Wayne Williams interview),
3.  Video- FBI crime lab (trace unit/ W. Williams)
4. Burn Lab Part 2
 

Homework: Test/ Notebook Check Friday

Fri
3/27
In Class: 
1. Test & Notebook Check

 

April
Weds
4/8
EQ: What is the Body Farm?
In Class:
1. Daily quiz #1 
2. Return Tests
3. Review Handout- Unit 2 Outline  & F. 4 Dummies Questions
4. Video Clip- Body Farm
5. In class Read: Article- The Body Farm & do a case study (who, what, when, where, why
6. Set up body Farm & Smell of death (if time)
7. Video- National Geographic Secrets of the Body Farm (first 15-20 mins)

Homework: 1) Book assign #1 Questions from F. 4 Dummies Due Tues 4/14
                   2) Assign #2 Cases- Due Thurs, 4/16
:  Getting Creative: The Kenneth Barlow case" (pg 142)   &  "The truth is in the Canapes" (pg 149)
                   3) Assign # 3 Cases- Due Mon, 4/20
:  "Operation Iceman & the Cyanide Sandwich" (p 168)  &  "The Hendrick’s Family’s Last Meal (p318)
Fri.
4/10

 

EQ: What causes Rigor Mortis?
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz #2 (10 things to do with your body)
2. Check on "Body" outside 3. Notes- Hair Basics
4.  Notes- Rigor Mortis
5. Assignment- Rigor Mortis  & Reference Sheet
for Rigor Mortis
6. Video- A& E Death Detectives

Homework:  1) Book assign #1 Questions from F. 4 Dummies Due Tues 4/14
                   2) Assign #2 Cases- Due Thurs, 4/16
:  Getting Creative: The Kenneth Barlow case" (pg 142)   &  "The truth is in the Canapes" (pg 149)
                   3) Assign # 3 Cases- Due Mon, 4/20
:  "Operation Iceman & the Cyanide Sandwich" (p 168)  &  "The Hendrick’s Family’s Last Meal (p318)
Tues
4/14
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz #3
2. Stamp:  For 4 Dummies Questions
3.  Guest Speaker:  Deputy Reeser
(Every 15 Minutes)

Homework: Assign #2 Cases- Due Thurs, 4/16
:  Getting Creative: The Kenneth Barlow case" (pg 142)   &  "The truth is in the Canapes" (pg 149)
                    Assign # 3 Cases- Due Mon, 4/20
:  "Operation Iceman & the Cyanide Sandwich" (p 168)  &  "The Hendrick’s Family’s Last Meal (p318)
Thurs
4/16
EQ:  What is Algor & Livor Mortis?
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz #4
2. Stamp:  Assignment #2
3.  Notes- Livor & Algor Mortis
4.  WS-   Algor Mortis
5.  Finish Video- A& E Death Detectives

Homework:  Assign # 3 Cases- Due Mon, 4/20
:  "Operation Iceman & the Cyanide Sandwich" (p 168)  &  "The Hendrick’s Family’s Last Meal (p318)
Mon
4/20
EQ:  How do we use Insects to determine TOD?
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz #5
2. Stamp:  Assignment #3
3.  Notes- Forensic Entomology & view/ measure collected maggots
4.  WS-  
   Entomology  use (reference sheet  Entomological)
5. 
Dirty Jobs- Bug Detectives (first 30 mins)

Homework: N/ A
Weds
4/22
EQ:  How is an autopsy performed?
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz #6 (reading on maggots)
2. Stamp:  N/A
3.  Notes- Autopsy
4.  Complete
WS- Online Autopsy    
Autopsy Websites to visit:  
   - Interactive Autopsy (site #1)
    -Howstuffworks (pg 5 & 6) (site #2)
  
 
Video if are feeling brave:   type into google "autopsy video"
 
Homework:
 Fri
4/24
EQ:  How is an autopsy performed?
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz #7 (reading )
2. Stamp:  N/A
3. 
Autopsy/ Necroscopy-
            -  Rat Necroscopy Lab Sheet
               - Rat Images/ Slides to help with Necroscopy 
           
Homework: Bones Unit -
Learning Objectives & F. 4 Dummies Questions
   Assign #1 Due Tues. 4/28
   Assign #2 Due Thurs.4/30
Tues
4/28
EQ:  How sex determined from bones?
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz #8
2. Stamp:  Bones Assig #1
3. 
  Online :  Height, Age, & Sex Determination from Bones
       WS-  Sex Determination   &  Height/ Age
Homework:

   Assign #2 Due Thurs.
Thurs
4/30
EQ:  How sex determined from bones?
In Class: 
1. Daily Quiz #9
2. Stamp:  Bones Assig #2
3. 
  Sherlock Bones & Graded assignment (height/ bones)
Homework:

   Test Monday
 

MAY

Mon
5/4
Warm-up: N/A
In Class: 
1.  Notebook Check
2.  Test- Death (Unit 8 & 9)
 
Homework:
Weds.
5/6
EQ:  How do we properly document a crime scene?
In Class: 
1.  Notes- SPOT IT & go walk through a mock crime scene
2.  Go through csi procedures
3.  Activity- Crime Scene Sketch. 

Homework: N/A
Fri.
5/8
EQ:  How do we properly document a crime scene?
In Class: 
1. Go over end of year calendar
2.  95% club
3.  Meet with team  & have a few minutes to figure out roles and discuss plan 
4.  Intro to CSI projects- show past photos
5.  Finish Crime Scene Sketch

Homework:       

Tues
5/12
EQ:  How do we properly document a crime scene?
In Class: 
1.  Video- JonBenet Ramsey case  & Case study reading (in class)
2. Intro to CSI projects- show past photos and videos, meet with groups
3.  Calendar for CSI

Homework:   none   

Thurs
5/14
EQ:  How do we properly document a crime scene?
In Class: 
1.  
Crime Scenes

Homework:   none   

Mon
5/18

In Class:  1.   Crime Scenes

Homework:   Case Study Final Exam

Weds
5/20

In Class:  1.    Case Study Final

Homework:  

Fri
5/22

In Class:  1.    Work Period

Homework:   none   

Weds
5/27

In Class:  1.    Presentations
Homework:   none   
Fri
5/29
Warm-up: 
In Class:  1.    Presentations

Homework:   none