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March 2019

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Fingerprinting PPT to slide 10

Fiber Lab DUE MONDAY!!!  Be sure to describe each of your data pictures!

1) Control fibers and YOUR fiber
2) Chemical testing
3) Burn testing.

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SNOW DAY #4


Fiber Lab DUE Tuesday Due to SNOW DAY.

Be sure to describe each of your data pictures!

1) Control fibers and YOUR fiber
2) Chemical testing
3) Burn testing.
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Fingerprinting PPT to slide 20
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Fingerprinting PPT to slide 49.  Loops, whorls, arches.  Minutae!  Bifurcations, ridge endings, dots, core, ridge lines, deltas!

Fingerprint JEOPARDY

Dr. Tate - SU FP expert
Fingerprints and Biometrics PPT

Fingerprint Handout

chew off your FP - article 

Caught 50 years later - article and video

Stealing a FP from an iPhone - article and video


NO MATCH FOUND - video

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Basic comparison of FP's Video

Mythbusters - Copy a FP?

AFIS video

Mythbusters Fingerprinting - opening a fingerprint locked door (BUSTED) VIDEO



FP Handout

ID Points of minutae.

Quality vs. Quantity.

How to take a person's FP.  Porous vs. non-porous surfaces.

Forensics Files -
1) Blood, FP's, shoe print
2) FP on skin (Porous surface)


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Recognizing prints.

FP Lab part 1 (Inked prints)  HW: Identify what type of print you have on each of your 10 fingers.

Use of magnetic powder to find prints - video

Iodine and superglue fuming.

VIDEO- methods of lifting fingerprints
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FP ID Lab.

HW: Complete the ID of each of your FP.  LABEL 1) Type of print 2) draw a line to the print and identify 5 points of minutae (from handout) on EACH fingerprint.

FP ID Lab  LABEL 1) Type of print 2) draw a line to the print and identify 5 points of minutae (from handout) on EACH fingerprint. Lab Due Tuesday

Begin Lifting prints. Lab part 2

Fuming for prints.  Shoe print / tool mark impressions.  Casting.
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Finish ID of FP.  Demo and begin Magna powder dusting and lifting.
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FP ID Lab Due

Lab:  Iodine and superglue (Cyanoacrylate) fuming. Finish Magna powder dusting and lifting.
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Review fumed prints.  Bite marks, shoe prints.

Latent Fingerprint labs - DUE Friday.
1) Inked print, and ID of type of prints and 4 points of minutae on each finger.

2) Latent print: Magna powder dusting, iodine fuming, superglue fuming. (Not done - Ninhydrine for amino acids and proteins, alternative light source)

3) Molded/Impressed Prints:  Teeth marks - Dentition (Styrofoam plate), Shoe print (sand and plaster casting)
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Make cast for footprint.

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Fingerprint TEST tomorrow!

Latent Fingerprint labs - DUE Friday.



Impressed Prints Lab: Dust footprint casts.  Dentition impressions.  Impresses Print Lab DUE Tuesday!



Begin Psychology.

Psychology LAB project.


Psychology / Stalker PPT

Top 10 stalker songs - with stories

NSA Stalking parady

facebook stalking

Do you know who's stalking you - Michele Glavan song

Imagine me and you - stalker song

Tom Jones- Delilah with subtitles

TRUMP stalks Hillary - Danny Elfman

Sandra Bullock 911 call - Stalker broke into house

STALKED 48 Hours episode
Part 1       Part 2

CBS 2 Maurice DuBois - Staten Island Stalker

Class discussions today:

1) Are you a psychopath?  "Flick the Switch" story and food for thought. (video)

2) Side by side list comparison: Psycopath vs Sociopath

3) Psychopath vs Sociopath tutorial video

Lovefield video (watch to the end!)


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TEST Fingerprints and Fingerprinting.




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STALKING parody song and video

School stalker song (Albert Schmitt)

You're Just Too Good Not To Stalk - Loose Bruce Kerr (Frankie Valli Parody)

 

ON LINE QUIZ

Serial Killer OR Computer programmer

How to spot a liar (video)

Dr. Knoll Stalking intervention.

Stalking .. or better yet ... OBSERVATIONS Lab


STALKED 48 Hours episode
Part 1  Part 2


Part 1       Part 2 

 

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February 2019

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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class notes:  Finish Hair analysis lab ...  Hair Lab
1)Burnt hair, 
2) cuticle pattern - rip from tip end after dry in nail polish on slide,
3) follicular tag on forcefully removed hair.
4) animal hair vs human hair.
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Fiber PPT (Rev)

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class notes: Fiber types

Fiber PPT (Rev)

Fiber intro BBCvideo

Fibers video
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Fiber PPT (Rev)

class notes:  
Fiber sources


Hair Lab DUE FRIDAY

Full write up!


As explained in class
Title, Purpose, Procedure for each test, data pictures (Explain what you see in each picture!  Include magnification), and discussion - explain how this is used in Forensics as well as background information on hair!

a) Physical observation of your hair
b) Chemical testing: 3M HCl, H2O, bleach.
c) Cuticle pattern imprints with nail polish - and microscopy
d) Flame test.
e) follicular tag
f) Other animal hair comparison.
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Fiber videos
1) Making Rayon
2) Silk Factory and Production
3) Cotton vs Linen burn test
4) Cotton - Farm to Fabric


Fiber burn tests flowchart

Fiber video

Making Rayon video (Start at 1:47)

Nylon Synthesis video


Wayne Williams case.

Wayne Williams video
Part 1   
Part 2


Fiber Lab
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Hair Lab write up DUE TODAY

It's Fiber Friday

Fiber PREZI

Forensic Botany - Crime Scene Botanicals

Forensic Botany PPT

TED TALK Jonathan Drori: Every pollen grain has a story. Pollen DNA "Pollen forensics … are being used now to track where counterfeit drugs have been made, where banknotes have come from"
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Finish/ Review Fiber

Fiber PPT (Rev)


Fiber test FRIDAY
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SNOW DAY #3
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Finish Fiber

Fiber PPT (Rev)
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Dahmer Valentine ... Stay away from this one!

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Wayne Williams video
Part 1   
Part 2


Forensic Botany PPT

TED TALK Jonathan Drori: Every pollen grain has a story. Pollen DNA "Pollen forensics … are being used now to track where counterfeit drugs have been made, where banknotes have come from"

Forensic Botany - Crime Scene Botanicals
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TEST on Fiber Analysis
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Winter Break
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Winter Break
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No class:  Early dismissal
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2 hr delay


Fiber lab
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Fiber lab

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FP Ridges PPT
dusting for prints lab PPT
Fingerprinting Intro PPT
Fingerprinting powerpoint PPT
Fingerprinting 2005 PPT

Practice cards
FP Comparion tutorial
FP pattern recognition
FP training manual
FP prep for cards guidelines
FP Handout
FP lab summer packet
FP lab summer
FP science of FP
FP techniques for taking legible prints
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No Per 9 ... Shelter in place from per 8 Power outage.

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Finish Fiber Lab - Report DUE MONDAY

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Fingerprinting PPT


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No per 9: Assembly for Juniors ... seniors work on Lab.

Fiber Lab DUE MONDAY!!!  Be sure to describe each of your data pictures!

1) Control fibers and YOUR fiber
2) Chemical testing
3) Burn testing.

 


 

 

January 2019

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Glass Explaosion at 343,000 fps !

How fast does glass crack?  VIDEO
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HAIR & FIBER samples is your have not already brought them in ... and a shoe box that fits your shoe.
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WELCOME BACK Kotter! (your parents will explain)

Continue presentations.  Open notebook test soon after completion of presentations.
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GLASS LAB Due Monday!  Full lab write up and discussion section.

Before and after pictures of each type of glass drop.
a) Hammer (and nail)
b) the ROCK (iRock)
c) drop (note height dropped from)

Explain how many times it took to fracture the glass.  Describe the fracture patterns on each picture.
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Finish Presentations.  Begin HAIR Analysis.

Open notebook presentation test TUESDAY

***You can use your own notes only! (Printed if on chromebook)  If you missed a day, or even if you didn't.  Compare notes with a classmate and copy what you think is needed into your notebook BEFORE the exam.


Class Hair PPT
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class notes: Hair intro.  what ishair.  Information stored in hair and what info we can obtain from hair.

Class Hair PPT

Hair analysis PPT

Hair Pictures  PPT
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2 hr delay - test moved to Wednesday.  Continue Hair intro

class notes:  Cutile, cortex, medulla.  Parts of hair.  Sebaceous glands.  decomposition of hair. Dermestid beetles.

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Open notebook Project test. 
***You can use your own notes only! (Printed if on chromebook)  If you missed a day, or even if you didn't.  Compare notes with a classmate and copy what you think is needed into your notebook BEFORE the exam.

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class notes: morphology


Class Hair PPT
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class notes:  Growth cycle.  Human vs. other animals.
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Class Notes: Hair differentiation with world origin, environmental factors, parts of body, very young and very old.

Class Hair PPT
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Finish notes on Hair.  Methods of collection of hair evidence, post mortem band, beard-body-scalp-pubic hair differentiation, global differentiation.
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HAIR Test
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Hair Lab.
a) Chemical testing: HCl, H2O, bleach, acetone
b) Physical Observation: Stereo and Compound microscope.
c) Cuticle pattern imprints with nail polish - and microscopy
d) Flame test.
e) Other animal hair comparison.
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Animal vs. Human hair microscopic comparison.  Cuticle impressions.
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MIDTERM EXAM WEEK - NO CLASSES
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class notes:  Hair Lab -
1)Burnt hair, 
2) cuticle pattern - rip from tip end after dry in nail polish on slide,
3) follicular tag on forcefully removed hair.
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Early dismissal - no class per 9.  Jude misses us!
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SNOW DAY
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SUperintendant's Conference Day
   

 

December 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Happy Chanukah

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Microscope test and questions from Body Farm video from my conference day absence."The Secrets of The Body Farm"
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Microscopy Lab
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Begin GLASS!  PPT

Mythbusters Age of glass
Part 1      Part 2

Crime Museum glass analysis

FBI - Forensic Glass analysis

How glass is made part 1

Part 2 How glass is made

Glass making video
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class notes: Glass Intro, glass properties

Mythbusters Age of glass
Part 1      Part 2


class notes: Glass Intro
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class notes:  Glass additives, refractive index, types of glass.

car glass video

Refractive Index PPT


Class Notes: Physical and chemical properties of glass.
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Class Notes: refractive index and Snell's Law
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class notes:  Glass Strength

Applet:  Glass fracture computer imaging

Laminated vs Tempered glass Breaking video

Next Lab:
Reconstructing a bottle fracture
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Microscope Lab and project DUE THURSDAY

Mythbusters Part 2

Types of glass - BREAKING Glass/ Fracture Pattern Analysis LAB experiment
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Microscope Lab  AND Project due tomorrow.

TEST on glass MONDAY!
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GLASS!  PPT

Concentric vs Radial Fractures.  Which FX occurred first.

Simulation website we used in class today for refractive index.

How a refractometer works video

ABBE II refractometer - similar to what we have in class - Use video

How to use a handheld Refractometer video
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GLASS TEST MONDAY!

class notes: glass fracture lab.

RECALL How to write a lab report

Discussion section:  Explain your fracture pattern with your method of fracturing ( 1) hammer and nail or just hammer.  2) iROCK  3) Drop from measured height ).

On your attached pictures (Pre and post fx as well as microscopy pictures) label radial and concentric fractures.  Note which occurred first and WHY!

Compare your results with your method of fracturing to your lab partners and their method of fracturing ... # of attempts, height, types of patterns noted ETC.
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Glass Analysis TEST
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finish glass lab
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Presenatations
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Presenatations
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Presenatations (Open notebook test)
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SANTA SCIENCE ... How does he do it?


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November 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Class Notes: Algor mortis with formula for calculating Time Of Death.  Livor Mortis.

Chap 11/8 PPT
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Class Notes:  Upcoming Lab Supplies.  Livor mortis, Rigor Mortis.

Lab supplies: Label all with your name on a piece of tape.

1) Glass Bottle (Bring right to classroom before per 1)
2) Fiber - Old clothing or rag
3) Hair - Age and gender of owner if not you.  In a bag please.
4) Shoe box that fits your foot.

There is time before these items are needed!  Just giving you a head start to make it easier.
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Class Notes: Rigor
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Election Day
Superintendant's Conference Day
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Class Notes: Etiology of injury/illness to death investigation
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class notes: Types of Injury / Trauma
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Finish Death Investigation!  TEST TUESDAY!
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TEST - Death investigation.
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SUPAman visit

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EARLY DISMISSAL!

Only per 1-4 today  :(

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Snow Day #1

Conference Day

Rev at Conference

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Video
National Geographic's "Inside the FBI Crime Lab" video

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Rev at conference
Conference Day

watch "The Secrets of The Body Farm" National Geographic PBS video.

TAKE NOTES!
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GLASS BOTTLE DUE MONDAY!!!! for lab

Quarter 2 Project:  Pick a case and explain how forensics was used inthis case to convict the petpetrator.

Include:
1) Biographical info in the person
2) Synopsis of the crime.
3) Explain what forensics was used and how it was used to find the person guilty.

E-mail me your case.  First come first to get it.  List of cases already taken below on calendar.
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Early dismissal ... no per 9  :(
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Thanksgiving Break

Robert Di Nero on Turkey

Thanksgiving Turkey I WILL SURVIVE 

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Micro and Macro World PPT

microscope types - video
comparing microscopes-video
Microscopy PPT



Class Notes - Microscope intro

Micro world PPT.  Types of microscopes



Class notes - light microscopy

Real vs. Virtual images.

Refraction, ROYGBIV

Polarization.


class notes: polarizer and Microscopy PPT


Virtual Compound Microscope

Virtual microscopes all types

Firearms ID  GREAT VIRTUAL COMPARISON MICROSCOPE!


microscope lab
a) Newsprint
b) paper money
Both under 1) Steroscope 2) compound LOW, MEDIUM, HIGH power.
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Project Outline Due Friday!

Include:
1) Biographical info in the person
2) Synopsis of the crime.
3) Explain what forensics was used and how it was used to find the person guilty.
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microscope - The Tube that changed the world - video

microscope basics - The Compound Scope VIDEO

electron microscopy - video
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Project Outline Due Tomorrow!

Include:
1) Biographical info in the person
2) Synopsis of the crime.
3) Explain what forensics was used and how it was used to find the person guilty.
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class notes: Microscope Lab.

Stereo scope AND compound scope using Low, Medium, and High power.  Take pictures and LABEL magnification.
1) Letter "e"
2) ripped portion of newsprint
3) Paper money

Steroscope only of hand ... cuticle.




Microscope TEST Monday!  Plus questions from  "The Secrets of The Body Farm" National Geographic PBS video.


 
  Judy B. Dennis Rader BTK
Ariel B. John Taylor
Jude B.
John George Haight
Mackenzie Amanda Knox
Isabella C Harold Shipman
Jack C
Thug Behram
John C
OJ Simpson
Pearse D Charles Manson
Cathleen D  Casey Anthony
Isabella E Nannie Doss
Chris E
Richard Crafts
Samantha F
Julia F
Chandra Ann Levy
Louis G Alexander Pichishkin-Chessboard
Joanna G Richard Ramirez
Rachel G Bonnie and Clyde
Jess K
California Zodiac Killer
Mary Mc Jim Jones
Sabrina N John Wayne Gacy
Steve R Phillip Markoff
Nick S
Timothy McVeigh
Christina S David Berkowitz
Jasi V
Ted Bundy
     

 

October 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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One year ago today...
Las Vegas Country Music Concert shooting

cell phone video from back of concert

CNN links and video

About Steven Paddock (CNN) Video




Finish Bertillion Lab measurements

Bertillion Measurements Lab


Lab Background 

Lab pictures PPT

Will West Case PPT
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Test Chapter 1.
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Class Notes: Finish Bertillon Lab, explain write-up format.  DUE FRIDAY

Lab to include:
1) Data sheet (First page of lab)
2) calcualtions (OMIT class average)
3) Type uo answers to questions
4) Type up Discussion section (Explain lab purpose, use in forensics, pros/cons, Will West Case)
5) % Error = (Actual-Experimental) / (Actual) *100.
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Parent night

SUPA Forensics expectations

SU Academic Integrity Policy

Welcome Parents

Parent Night Letter


class notes:  Types of crime scenes.

SU Crime scene PPT

Crime Scene Investigation PPT


 
Crime Scene Movie Project
You may work alone, or in a group up to 4 people. 
1)Brainstorm a storyboard depicting a crime being committed
2) Design your own working crime scene, and show how it would be processed based on your modus operandi
3) Demonstrate the seven "S"'s of a crime scene
4) Include ID and collection/preservation of evidence.  EX: Blood Spatter, Hair, Fiber, Toxicology, Fingerprints, Graphology, profiling/stalking.
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7S's, Mount Kisco CSI (PPT), Triangulation

HW: Pick your Crime Scene Video project group.  List group on paper and submit.

microscope, graphology, balistics, FBI, CSI effect, 7S's






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Columbus Day

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Putnam County Haz Mat at residential waste disposal day Scene safety! PPT

SU Crime scene PPT to slide 51.  Securing and making a record of the scene.  Paper, plastic, metal can. 7S's of the crime scene
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SU Crime scene PPT

Crime Scene Investigation PPT

 Mount Kisco CSI
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Finish CS.  CS project information.


Student crime scene video

Student crime scene video (Ninja Massacre)
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class notes: Intro to triangulation.  Rough and smooth sketches.  Make project groups, develop base story line.
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More work on CS project.
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Review, triangulation, CS project
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Triangulation Lab
Body 1, Body 2, hammer, ring stand, gray sneaker, pink sneaker, perimeter
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Test Chapter 2 - Crime Scene Analysis.
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Triangulation Lab part 2 ... replace the objects back to exactly where they were on Wednesday.  Finished rough sketch due at the end of class.


HW:  Notes
Work on Crime Scene video!  FINAL Outline DUE MONDAY!

Include 1) your scenes 2) How you are going to show the 7S'sEither e-mail to me or bring to class Monday. (One per group)

Video's shared to Revensonm@mahopac.org
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class notes:  Death investigator jobs.  Coroner vs. ME. Estimating TOD with MORTIS'

class notes: Intro to Pathology.  manner, mode, and casue of death.

Death - Meaning, Maner, mechanism, cause  video

class notes: explanations of manner's of death.  Homicide vs. justifiable homicide

class notes: 4th ammendment, privacy, injury.

Calcualting Time Of Death (TOD)

Body Farm - National Geographic video

petechiae - pictures

Autopsy - starts at 18:00 video

Virtopsy - virtual autopsy video
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Intro to death investigation

Chapter 11(Bertino) Chap 8 (Spencer): Death: Meaning, Manner, Mechanism, Cause, and Time

Chap 11/8 PPT

class notes:
Metabolites.  Succinyl choline to succinic acid.  Killer Nurse story.

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Chap 11/8 PPT

to slide 15.  Ante, peri, post mortem.  Injuries ante, peri, post.  Khashogi update/story Saudi Consulate in Turkey death.  (Hand back and review exam chap 2)
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Class Notes: Cause, Manner, Mode of death.

Coroner vs. Medical examiner
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Class Notes: PPT to slide 27.  Cause, Mechanism, Maner of death.  Local Pipe bombs in mail.  Guns in Poughkeepsie schools ... warrentless search.  E-mail links to viruses.
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All Crime scene movies due Monday ... Start of group presentations.  E-mail link (Youtube or similar upload) or Share to Revensonm@mahopac.org


Class Notes: To slide 32.  Assisted suicide...Homicide or Suicide?  Dr. Jack Kevorkian.  Homicide vs. justifiable homicide.  OD on drugs ... charge the drug dealer?  Shooting death ... charge the gun dealer?
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Crime Scene Project video presentations start!

All projects DUE.
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Crime scene project video presentations
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Finish Crime scene project video presentations

The Science Behind Halloween
     

 

September 2018

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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How to write a lab report
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Welcome to SUPA Forensics!

Have Class Expectations signed.

Follow registration instructions given in class.  Log on and register!

CHE 113
Ref# 30399
Sec# 183
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History Of Forensic Science - Chapter 1

Bertino PPT
Chapter 1

Intro to FS PPT

Colleyville HS Intro to FS PPT

Chapter 1 checklist
Chapter 1 skills
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HW: Outline Chapter 1 in textbook.  Using bullet points is fine.



Follow registration instructions given in class.  Log on and register! DUE Thursday
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Rosh Hashana

L'Shana Tova שנה טובה5779



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NEVER FORGET

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-Tr0u35Tek AA Flight 11 call from flight attendant #3 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLW0jKKRXMo First 5 min TOWER

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IP51TrbyfsI FDNY Chief Orio Palmer

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class notes - chicken floats video Questions

Observations! Practical experiment.





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Observations practice. 

Class notes:
How well did you do on the video?

 Selective attention test

Eyewitness basics PPT
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Observations lab - The Rogue Penny Due Friday 9/21


Factors affecting preception.



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I pre-plan the weeks lessons here.  After class, I adjust the wen site to reflect what we did and move items around.  This allows you to see what's coming up.
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Finish Observations lab - The Rogue Penny Lab report DUE FRIDAY.  Follow guidelines discussed in class.  Be specific with your class and individual characterisitcs and points of minutae.

How to write a lab report









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List/discuss Factors affecting preception.

Eyewitness basics PPT




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Yom Kippur
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Class Notes: Witness questions.  Witness vs. expert witness.

Frye and Daubert Standards



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Frye and Daubert State standards for admissability in court

Frye's Backstory

Frye case and the history of the polygraph


Frye case

Daubert case summary




Class notes: Frye vs. Daubert.  Direct vs. Indirect evidence. Locard's Exchange principle.

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Class notes: Finish Frye Vs. Daubert standards and differences; levels of crimes. violation, misdemeanor, felonies; civil vs. criminal cases; precedents; prepoderance of evidence and reasonable doubt; plaintiff vs. defendant; Miranda case study.
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HW: Bring Chrome books for tomorrow's class!


class notes: warranted vs. warrentless searches, (List 4 circumstances a warrentless search is allowed), obtaining a warrant., Probable Cause doctrine,  Fruit of the Poisonous Tree doctrine.



You've been stopped and arrested for DWI ... now smile for the mug shot???  Woman   Man

Leandra's Law





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Historic Development


Bertillion Measurements Lab


Lab Background 

Lab pictures PPT

Will West Case PPT

crime scene computer recreation
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HW DUE : 1)Outline chapter 2.
2) Bertillion Lab write up.   Lab and Background 


Follow lab write up guidelines discussed in class.  How to write a lab report

Crime Scene PPT

Chapter 2 PPT

How to write a lab report

Bertillion Lab Data sheet

Bertillion data card

Incarcerated twins story.  Who's telling the truth.  Did he really blame his brother OR is he trying to get his brother out of prison since he has a life sentence?

Chapter 2 PPT
Recording/preserving the crime scene
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Pep Rally schedule
Per 1 720-756
Per 2 759-835
Per 3 838-914
Per 4 917-953
Per 5 956-1032
Per 6 1035-1111
Per 7 1114-1150
Per 8 1153-1229
Per 9 1232-1308
Rally 1308-1402

Bertillion Lab measurements

Bertillion Measurements Lab


Lab Background 

Lab pictures PPT

Will West Case PPT
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