Syllabus

Forensic Science

Type

Assignments


Week 1

Quiz

Pre-Assessment

PT Post

Great Expectations

Blog & Wiki

Introduce Yourself

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Jeffrey MacDonald

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Introduction to Forensics

Quiz

How Observant Are You?


Week 2

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Hypothetical Scenario

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: CSI

Dropbox

Crime Scene Investigation Activity

Blog & Wiki

Careers in Forensics


Week 3

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Madrid Train Bombings

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Fingerprints

Dropbox

Who Kidnapped Proton

Wiki

Study Your Fingerprints

Dropbox

Is It A Match?



Week 4

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Roy Brown

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Casts and impressions

Wiki

Shoe Size and Height

Dropbox

Fingerprint Analysis

Quiz

Test Time! Weeks 1-4


Week 5

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Atlanta Child Murders

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Hair and Fiber

Dropbox

Hair Analysis

Dropbox

Expert Testimony

Dropbox

Shoe Size and Height Analysis


Week 6

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Scott Peterson

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Forensic Anthropology

Dropbox

Autopsy Evaluation

Dropbox

What the Bones Tell Us

Wiki

Height and Body Proportions


Week 7

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Casey Anthony

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Understanding Death

Dropbox

Estimating time of death

Dropbox

Height and Body Proportions Analysis


Week 8

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Christa Worthington

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: DNA

Dropbox

The Break-in

Dropbox

Who are the parents?

Quiz

Test Time! Week 5-7



Week 9

Blog

Cold Case JFK

Discussion

Crime Conversations:Kennedy Assassination

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Balistics

Dropbox

Firing Pin Match

Blog

Catching a Killer Game Review


Week 10

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Drugs in Sports

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Drugs and Poisons

Blog

Newspaper Article

Dropbox

10.3: Test Weeks 8-10


Week 11

Discussion

Crime Conversations: O.J. Simpson

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Blood

Wiki

Blook Spatter: Effect of Height

Wiki

Blood Spatter: Impact Angle


Week 12

Discussion

Crime Conversations: Social Media

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Documents and Data

Dropbox

Handwriting Analysis

Wiki

Crime Team Science: Invoice

Dropbox

Blood Spatter Analysis


Week 13

Discussion

Crime Conversations: The Lindbergh case

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Glass

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: Toolmarks

Wiki

Crime Team Science: Prosecution's Report

Wiki

Crime Team Science: Defense's Report


Week 14

Discussion

Crime Lab Conversations

Wiki

Crime Team Science: The Prosecutions' Argument

Wiki

Crime Team Science: The Defense's Argument

Quiz

Test 11-14


Week 15

Wiki

Jury Selection

Dropbox

Focus on Forensics: The Trial

Discussions

Crime Conversations on Your Cases

Survey

Course Survey

Survey

VHS Student Survey

Quiz

Post-Assessment

Copyright © VHS Inc. All rights reserved.