Forensics 5th Six Weeks

Day 1 (2/19):  Students will be able to describe the proper procedures for developing latent fingerprints and demonstrate proficiency in collecting a full set of fingerprints




Day 2 (2/21): Students will be able to select appropriate techniques for the development of latent prints on various surfaces  

  • Finish Developing Latent Fingerprints Notes
  • Developing of Latent Fingerprints Lab  


Day 3 (2/25): Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the history of fingerprinting, taking fingerprints, and developing latent fingerprints


  • Fingerprint TEST 


Forensic Serology

Forensic Serology_NOTES (pdf)

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bloodstain pattern analysis (pdf)

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Blood Spatter Worksheet (pdf)

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 Day 4 (2/27): Students will be able to identify characteristics of human blood and determine genetics of the human red blood cell system


  • Forensics Serology Notes
  • Serology Key Terms - txbk pg 322


Day 5 (3/1): Students will be able to determine genetics of the human red blood cell system and determine specific blood types by visualization of agglutination


  • Finish Forensic Serology Notes
  • Blood Type Lab


Day 6 (3/5): Students will be able to analyze bloodstain patterns based on source, direction, and angle of trajectory


  • TEST Forensic Serology and Bloodstain Patterns next class (A - 5/7, B - 5/8)
  • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
  • Blood Spatter Worksheet


Day 7 (3/7): Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in Forensic Serology and Bloodstain Patterns


  • TEST Forensic Serology and Bloodstain Patterns
     

DNA

DNA_NOTES (pdf)

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DNA Fingerprinting Paper Activity (pdf)

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DNA Extraction Strawberry LAB (pdf)

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PCR_Lewinsky_Clinton Scandal (pdf)

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PCR Lab Questions (pdf)

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DNA Test Review (pdf)

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Day 8 (3/18): Students will be able to name the parts of a nucleotide and explain how nucleotides are linked to form DNA and explain how  DNA is fingerprinted



Day 9 (3/20): Students will be able to extract DNA from a strawberry and understand the concepts of base pairing as it relates to the double-helix structure of DNA


  • Finish DNA Fingerprinting Paper Activity
  • DNA Notes 
  • DNA Extraction Strawberry Lab 


Day 10 (3/22):  Students will be able to explain the technology of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and how it applies to forensic DNA typing



Day 11 (3/26 and 3/27):  Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of DNA and the application of DNA technology to forensic science

  • DNA Test

Controlled Substances

Controlled Substances NOTES (pdf)

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Day 12 (3/28): Students will be able to compare and contrast psychological and physical dependence and the classify types of drugs

  • Controlled Substance Notes
  • Research "DNA ban on bath salts" - explain the immediate actions the DEA took with 'Bath Salts' and why action was taken


Day 13 (4/1): Students will be able to compare the types of drug dependence and classify and name commonly abused drugs

  • Continue Controlled Substance Notes
  • Read and discuss txtbk pg 185  
  • Compare and contrast Opiates and Synthetic Opiates


Day 14 (4/3):  Students will be able to classify stimulant and depressive drugs, club drugs, and anabolic steroids and be able to list the different schedules of drugs

  • Finish Controlled Substance Notes
  • FDA and DEA discussion of pharmaceutical regulations


Day 15 (4/5):   Students will be able to demonstrate understanding of controlled substances 


  • Controlled Substance TEST

Day 15 (): Students will be able to describe the laboratory tests normally used to preform a routine drug identification analysis and compare the physical and chemical properties of various white powders and also attempt to identify an unknown sample from known samples

Day 16 (): Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency of knowledge of controlled substances

  • Controlled Substances TEST