Criminology Forensic Science
Block B

(Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday)

 

Day
#
Date
Topic
Assignment Due
Wednesday

1

9/1
First Day of the Course  -- Welcome!
Thursday
2
9/2 Forensic & FBI Stations Submit Safety Contract & Signed Letter
Monday
X
9/6

Labor Day -- No School

Wednesday
3
9/8 CSI: The Seven S's
DNA: Criminal Justice Introduction
Submit Safety Contract & Signed Letter
Thursday
4
9/9 CSI:  Criminal Justice Introduction
DNA: The Seven S's
Deadline to Submit the following:
Safety Contract, Parent/Guardian Letter, Syllabus Confirmation Form, and Honors Contract
Read Honest Lies/Answer Questions
Monday
5
9/13
CSI:  Types of Evidence
DNA:  Evidence Overview
Review Notes
Wednesday

6

9/15
CSI:  Evidence Overview
DNA:  Types of Evidence
CSI:  Evidence Homework
DNA: Review Notes
Thursday
7
9/16
Observations and Evidence  in the Pod CSI:  Review Notes
DNA: Evidence Homework
Monday
8
9/20


Recruiting and Training


Review Notes
Wednesday
9
9/22
CSI:  Evidence and the First 48
DNA: Hair and Fiber Analysis
Group A: Review Notes
Group B: Review Notes
Thursday 10
9/23
CSI:  Hair and Fiber Analysis
DNA: Evidence and the First 48
CSI: Read Starved Rocks Handout and Complete Worksheet

DNA: Hair and Fiber Lab Report
Monday
11
9/27
CSI:  Eyewitnesses and Evidence
DNA:  Finish Hair and Fiber Lab/Packaging Evidence
CSI: Hair and Fiber Lab Report
DNA: Read Starved Rocks Handout and Complete Worksheet
Wednesday
12
9/29
CSI:  Finish Hair and Fiber Lab/Packaging Evidence
DNA: Eyewitnesses and Evidence
CSI: Finish Lab Report
DNA: Review Notes
Thursday 13
9/30
Starved Rocks and Probative Value CSI:  Review Notes
DNA: Finish Lab Report
Monday
14
10/4
CSI and a Crime Scene/Unit Review Study for Test
Review Notes
Wednesday
15
10/6
Unit I Test Study for Test
Thursday 16
10/7
Begin Unit II:  Fingerprinting and the Fourth Amendment
CSI:  Intro. to Fourth Amendment / Illegal Stop?
DNA: Intro. to Fingerprinting
No Homework
Monday
X 10/11 Columbus Day -- No School
Wednesday
17
10/13
DNA: Intro. to Fingerprinting
CSI:  Intro. to Fourth Amendment / Illegal Stop?
No Homework
Thursday 18
10/14
Fingerprinting as Evidence Read/Annotate/Write Questions for Fourth Amendment Packet
Monday
19
10/18


ERT and Fingerprinting

Review Notes
Wednesday
20 10/20 Probable Cause Ladder
Search and Seizure Basics
No Homework
Thursday 21
10/21
CSI - Search and Seizure Flowchart
DNA - Fingerprinting Practice
Questions for FBI Session Debrief, if required
Monday
22
10/25
CSI - Search and Seizure Flowchart
DNA - Fingerprinting Practice
CSI - None
DNA - Fingerprinting Practice/Matching
Wednesday
23
10/27
Fourth Amendment Questions CSI - Fingerprinting Practice/Matching
DNA - None
Thursday 24 10/28 CSI - Search and Seizure Cases
DNA - Fingerprinting Reliability
Review Notes
Monday
25
11/1


Terrorism and Threat Assessment

CSI - None
DNA - Fingerprinting Reliability
Honors: The Poisoner's Handbook due -- No penalty if submitted by start of class on Friday, 11/4
Wednesday
26
11/3
CSI - Fingerprinting Reliability
DNA - Search and Seizure Cases
No Homework

Extra Credit Option due by 11:59 PM on Wednesday, November 3

Thursday 27
11/4
Writing and Executing Search Warrants CSI - Fingerprinting Reliability
DNA - None
Honors: The Poisoner's Handbook DEADLINE (Work not accepted after start of class)
Monday
28
11/8
Criminal Caper Case Review Notes
Wednesday
29
11/10


Law Enforcement Use of Force

None
Thursday X
11/11
Veterans Day -- No School
Monday
30
11/15

Chemical Caper Reflection
Search Cases

Study for Unit Test
Wednesday
31 11/17 Unit Wrap-up and Review Study for Unit Test
Thursday 32
11/18
Unit II Test Organize Notes and Study for Unit II Test
Monday
33
11/22
Begin Unit II [Forensic Serology and Miranda]
CSI -- Teen Confessions
DNA -- Blood Probability/Typing
Review Notes
Wednesday
34
11/24 CSI -- Blood Probability/Typing
DNA -- Teen Confessions
Complete Classroom Contribution Self-Evaluation
Thursday
X
11/26
Thanksgiving -- No School
Monday
35
11/29
Blood Analysis and Blood Type Matching No Homework during Thanksgiving Break
Wednesday
36
12/1
Sam Sheppard Case Review Notes
Thursday
37
12/2 Fifth & Sixth Amendment
Introduction to Miranda Rights
Review Notes
Monday
38
12/6


Crisis Negotiation

No Homework Due
Wednesday
39
12/8 CSI -- Miranda v. Arizona and Miranda Flowchart
DNA -- Blood Typing Lab
Review Notes
Thursday
40
12/9
CSI -- Blood Typing Lab
DNA -- Miranda v. Arizona and Miranda Flowchart
CSI -- None
DNA -- Finish Blood Typing Lab
Monday
41 12/13


WMD

CSI -- Finish Blood Typing Lab
DNA -- None
Wednesday
42
12/15
CSI -- Blood Spatter
DNA -- Miranda Case Studies
FBI Session Reflection
Thursday
43
12/16
CSI -- Miranda Case Studies
DNA -- Blood Spatter
Review Notes 
Monday
44 12/20 Creating Blood Spatter Crime Scenes Review Notes 
Wednesday
45
12/22
Group 1 -- Blood Spatter Crime Scenes
Group 2 -- Bear Brook Podcast
Finish Creating Crime Scenes
Thursday
46
12/23 Group 1 -- Bear Brook Podcast
Group 2 -- Blood Spatter Crime Scenes
Review Notes

Winter Vacation -- No School

Monday
47 1/3 No School -- COVID Snow Day No Homework during Vacation
Wednesday
48 1/5 Introduction to DNA No Homework -- COVID Snow Day
Thursday
49
1/7 CSI -- Criminal Justice and DNA 
DNA -- DNA Case Analysis
Bear Brook Podcast #3
Monday
50 1/10


Social Media

Bear Brook Podcast #3
Wednesday
51 1/12 CSI -- DNA Case Analysis 
DNA -- Criminal Justice and DNA
Study for Midterm Exam
Thursday 52 1/13 Review for Midterm Exam CSI -- Finish DNA Case Packet 
DNA -- None
Monday
X 1/17 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day -- No School
Wednesday
53 1/19

Midterm Exam [10:00 - 11:30]

Thursday 54 1/20 Review DNA and CJ  No Homework
Monday
55 1/24    
Wednesday
56 1/26    
Thursday 57 1/27    
Monday
58 1/31    
Wednesday
59 2/2    
Thursday 60 2/3    
Monday
61 2/7    
Wednesday
62 2/9    
Thursday 63 2/10    
Monday
64 2/14    
Wednesday
65 2/16    
Thursday 66 2/17    

 February Vacation -- No School

Monday
67 2/28    
Wednesday
68 3/2    
Thursday 69 3/3    
Monday
70 3/7    
Wednesday
71 3/9    
Thursday 72 3/10    
Monday
73 3/14    
Wednesday
74 3/16    
Thursday 75 3/17    
Monday
76 3/21    
Wednesday
77 3/23    
Thursday 78 3/24    
Monday
79 3/28    
Wednesday
80 3/30    
Thursday 81 3/31    
Monday
82 4/4    
Wednesday
83 4/6    
Thursday 84 4/7    
Monday
85 4/11    
Wednesday
86 4/13    
Thursday 87 4/14    

April Vacation -- No School

Monday
88 4/25    
Wednesday
89 4/27    
Thursday 90 4/28    
Monday
91 5/2    
Wednesday
92 5/4    
Thursday 93 5/5    
Monday
94 5/9    
Wednesday
95 5/11    
Thursday 96 5/12    
Monday
97 5/16    
Wednesday
98 5/18    
Thursday 99 5/19    
Monday
100 5/23    
Wednesday
101 5/25    
Thursday 102 5/26    
Monday
X 5/30 Memorial Day -- No School
Wednesday
103 6/1    
Thursday 104 6/2    
Monday
105 6/6    
Wednesday
106 6/8    
Thursday 107 6/9    
Monday
108 6/13    
Wednesday
109 6/15