Day 1 (A - 08/20): Students will be able to identify safe laboratory practices in laboratory and field settings and distinguish between science and non-science statements using characteristics or criteria of science
Day 2 (A - 08/22): Students will be able list the Scientific Method and draw inferences from current events and distinguish between scientific hypotheses and scientific theories.
Day 3 (A - 08/24): Students will be able apply the Scientific Method to design experiment(s) and test a variety of questions/problems and distinguish between scientific hypotheses and scientific theories.
Day 4 (A - 08/28): Student will be able to calculate metric conversions and evaluate numerical answers for reasonableness and be able to define accuracy and precision
Day 5 (A - 08/30): Students will be able to use Scientific Reasoning and Methodology to name unknown substances be able to analyze, evaluate, and critique scientific explanations by using data, logical reasoning, and observations
Day 6 (A - 09/04): Students will be able to use scientific reasoning and methodology to name unknown substances and be able to identify and describe the CSI Effect
Day 7 (A - 09/06): Students will be able to identify the roles, functions, and responsibilities of forensic science professionals
Day 8 and Day 9 (A - 09/10, A - 09/12): Students will be able to discuss the different education and training requirements for the various careers in forensic science
Day 10 (A - 09/14): Students will be able to compare and contrast the role of forensic science and crime scene investigators and identify career-related information for FBI Crime Lab units
Day 11 and Day 12 (A - 09/18; A - 09/20): Students will be able to illustrate the history of forensic science and recognize the major contributors to the development of forensic science
Unit 2 Test - Careers and History of Forensics - TEST on A - 09/26 and B - 09/27)
Day 13 (A - 09/24): Students will be able to analyze the role of forensic pathologists and anthropologists and describe historical events in forensics science
Day 14 (A - 09/26; B - 09/27): Students will be able to show proficiency in understanding careers in forensics and the historical contributions in forensic science
Day 15 (A - 29): Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of the roles of forensic pathologists and anthropologists and utilize deductive reasoning skills to evaluate and conclude who committed the murder
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