Aug 17th First Day of School
Send home parent letter Discuss on Tuesday to prepare for eclipse
Parent letter
  • What is an eclipse?
Eclipse Pretest
Notes lunar and solar eclipses
Eclipse Gizmo

Aug 18th
Eclipse Station Day
  • What are some special features during a solar eclipse?
Jolley's room Station 1:  Big Sun, Small Moon:  Why do the sun
and moon look like they are the same size in the sky?
Handout
Mullinax room Station 2:Dancing to the Eclipse and legends of
eclipses.
Handout
Ezell room Station 3: Eclipse Safety: how to use safety glasses
Faust room Station 4:  
Modeling Eclipses:   Handout Students will
make observations and construct explanations
Rogers room Station 5: Make a
pinhole viewer
Cash room Station 6: Eclipse
movie phenomenon How to watch
the video.
Handout
  • Please have everyone download the Smithsonian eclipse App
    from the APP Catalogue.

Aug 22nd
  • What is TALON?
  • What are proper safety procedures?
  • Class Introduction
  • Standard: H.E.1A.3   Plan and conduct controlled scientific
    investigations to answer questions, test hypotheses, and
    develop explanations: (1) formulate scientific questions and
    testable hypotheses based on credible scientific information,
    (2) identify materials, procedures, and variables, (3) use
    appropriate laboratory equipment, technology, and techniques
    to collect qualitative and quantitative data, and (4) record and
    represent data in an appropriate form. Use appropriate safety
    procedures.   
Forensic Science Standards
Discuss Website amoalf.com and its use
Review Parent letter and play the pain Game
Describe
Talon Class Introduction
Scavenger hunt
Notebook instructions
More
notebook information
Lab
Safety Contract

Aug 23rd
Review Standard HE1A3
finish scavenger hunt
finish notebooks
Lab
Safety Contract signed
Make safety pictures
Scientific method vs engineering design notes

Aug 24th
Continue with Standard HE1A3
Find link to table of contents on home page
check notebooks
check safety contracts
Problem: People believe some pretty strange things
Question: Can you prove or disprove an old wives tale?
Venn diagram scientific method vs engineering
Scientific method organizer
Engineering design organizer
Scientific
method vs engineering design notes
Venn diagram
Old
Wives Tale Lesson

Aug 25th
Review scientific method
Deductive vs inductive reasoning
Continue Old wives tale
write hypothesis
complete experimental design

Aug 28th
How do we use patterns to determine solutions?
complete
Pattern Gizmo
Difference between deductive and inductive reasoning
Finish
deduction vs. induction discussion take quiz
another example
Sherlock excerpts
Sherlock
holmes mistake

Aug 29th
Finish sci meth worksheet page 19 in notebook
Page 20 definitions reasoning and sci meth and safety
Test Friday
Complete Gizmo Patterns
finish logic puzzle

Aug 30th
What were some milesstones in the history of forensics?
mini mystery
Forensic syllabus
How to tell fact from fiction
Reading log Chapter 1 unwind  
How to
separate fact from opinion
Logical
reasoning video How logical are you?
selective
attention test
Review
inductive reasoning recognizing patterns
Test tomorrow

Aug 31st
Reading log Unwind
Why are ethics and important component of forensic work?
Be prepared to address one of these
ethical dilemmas
Use your fact from
fiction knowledge
Forensic timeline choose two to represent on class timeline
Notes
Introduction to forensics
Poisons video matthew orfila (toxicologist)
scientific method webquest
Anthony Bertolloni Anthropomometry
Fingerprints Francis Galton
Leon
Lattes blood typing
Charlie
chaplin introduction
Calvin
Goddard ballistics
Albert
Osborne questioned documents
review scientific method with this
virtual lab scientific method
review these notes
Notes
Introduction to forensics

Sept 1
How has forensics played an important part in Us History?
Test safety, scientific method, ethics
After test create timeline donations (2 scientists)

Sept 5th
Read Unwind
Finish Timeline Work


Sept 6th
Read Unwind
How have crime scene dramas changed the way society views
forensics?
Complete crime
scene drama activity
Complete timeline work
Discuss introduction of forensics (see above for powerpoint)
Objecive :  Recognize the major contributors to the development
of forensic science. 2. Illustrate the history of forensic science.

Sept 7th
Read Unwind
Finish up timeline
Finish Tv show Analysis
ChaCha the question What is the CSI Effect?
Begin
Crime scene basics Notes
Crime Scene
Basics Note taking sheet


Sept 8th
Change of Pace New Standard H.E.5A.5 Construct explanations
for the formation of severe weather conditions to create hurricanes
Create a hurricane
how a
hurricane knows where to go

Sept 12th
Read Unwind
Finally take notes crime scene
Play
list group label with article from New York Times


Sept 13th
Read Unwind
Finish Crime scene notes
Finish article from yesterday
Highlight article in Notability and email to me
Grade
notebooks rubric
Complete crime scene protocol  
Arriving at the Scene from FBI

Sept 14th
Read Unwind
Continue notes arriving at the scene
Begin your historical crime scene creation
Choose your scene and keep it a secret
Research your choice to make a materials list

Sept 15th
Read Unwind
Add standards below to page 31
  • Identify and use science relationships to find qualitative or quantitative solutions involving the direct
    application/demonstration of concepts.
  • ·         Provide or identify reasons/explanations for observations demonstrating understanding of the
    underlying scientific concept.
  • ·         Understand the role of the scientific method as it relates to Forensic Science.
  • ·         Understand the physical world in terms of a crime scene.
  • ·         Use of Crime Scene as a setting to describe physical evidence.
  • ·         Explain the steps to taking a thorough securing and recording of a crime scene.

Finish timeline of forensics discussion
Continue arriving at the scene notes
continue making your own crime scene

Sept 18th
Read Unwind
Test review
Put up the timeline again
continue crime scene work

Sept 19th
Read Unwind
Forensic
test part 1
Forensic
test part 2
finish timeline
work on crime scene activity
complete chacha
word wall

Sept 20th
Read Unwind
notes searching the crime scene
Go to staged crime scene
work on crime scene recreation activity





























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Jan 7th
Reading log form--Unwind Prologue Book reading
Unwind activities
  • What are ethics?
  • What is an ethical dilemmma?
Brainpop ethics
Try some
ethical dilemmas

Jan 8th


Jan 11th
Sub work
Movie the 11th Hour
Complete
worksheet 11th Hour

Jan12th
How do we use patterns to determine solutions?
Continue Chapter1 Unwind
complete
Pattern Gizmo
Difference between deductive and inductive reasoning
Finish
deduction vs. induction discussion take quiz
another example
Hang up license plates
Sherlock excerpts
Sherlock
holmes mistake
Begin Making of a murderer

Jan 13th
Continue Chapter 1 Unwind
Finish Pattern Gizmo
Inductive vs
deductive reasoning
REAP guide on
reasoning article
Watch Making A Murderer


watch making a murderer

Feb 1st
Test written
logic
puzzle for test
Scientific
method questions for test
Reading log chapter 6
How do I complete an experiment to test a hypothesis?
complete work below if you never did google webquest

Feb 2nd
Reading log

Watch Making a Murderer

Feb 3rd
Reading log
Begin CSI Lab introduction
Watch Making Murderer

Feb 4th
Reading log
finish CSI introduction Beginner lesson
watch making a murderer

Feb 5th
Beta Day

Feb 8th
Reading log
Begin where is the CAT DNA profile

Feb 9th
Reading log
continue DNA profile

Feb 10th
Reading log
continue dna profile
sort bugs from 3rd period stream test

Feb 11th
SUB work
Go to Auditorium to watch energy presentation
forensic files if time allows

Feb 12th
Sub work
watch forensic files

Feb 15th
Snow day

Feb 16th
Recycling

Feb 17th
Reading log
Notes DNA profiling
complete
note taking sheet
lesson 2 CSI introduction
Watch making a murderer
STEAM project
Take up reading log

Feb 18th
reading log
continue notes sheet dna profiling
continue making your story for Who's the daddy?
watch making of a Murderer

Feb 19th
Reading log
finish dna notes sheet
finish Who is the Daddy?
watch Making of a murderer

Feb 22nd
Reading log
finish dna profile Who is the daddy?
Begin toxicology lab CSI adventures
Notes urinalysis
Begin alternative
energy notes
complete energy foldable
Watch mcgyver if the
internet allows -Mcgyver windmills

Feb 23rd
reading log
research windmills and their functions
brainstorm idea for windmill construction tomorrow

Feb 24th
windmill competition
No reading log

Feb 25th
reading log
notes urinalysis

Feb 26th
reading log
notes hair
notes worksheet
hair lab human hair

Feb 29th
reading log
continue human hair lab begin animal hair

March 1st
reading log
finish human and animal hair lab

March 2nd
reading log
Notes fibers
continue notes on fiber worksheet

March 3rd
Sub Work

March 4th
Reading log
Fibers lab

March 5th
reading log
fibers lab continued
How to collect fibers at a crime scene

March 7th
reading log
finish fibers lab

March 8th recycling

March 9th
reading log
hair and
fiber challenge
begin blood
basics notes
blood
notes sheet

March 10th
reading log
continue blood notes
Begin blood
spatter actvities
Watch Making a murderer

March 11th
Reading log
Watch blood
Spatter training video
Continue blood spatter activities

March 14th
reading log
Solve your own crime scene activity

March 15th
reading log
blood spatter test
cleaning day

March 16th
Reading log chapter 12
Begin notes fingerprints
Notes fingerprinting
Notes
worksheet fingerprinting
fingerprint
activity worksheet

March 17th
reading log
Notes ridgeology
ridgeology
notes sheet
look for minutea points in your fingerprints

March 18th
reading log
Recyling

March 21st
reading log
Notes latent prints
latent
prints note sheet
pull your own latent print

March 22nd
reading log
complete 3 activities
1) find your own minutea points (at least 6)
2) make a toe print
3) make a latent print

March 23rd
reading log
identifiy a random latent print
Notes
crime scene procedures

March 24th
Reading log Chapter 16
Sub Work

March 25th
reading log
continue
notes crime scene
complete bus loop search

March 28th
reading log
continue crime scene notes
crime scene
simulation game

March 29th
reading log
finish crime scene simulation game
questioned
document handout
bites
questioned documents

March 30th
reading log
finish documents notes
complete
forgery case comparison

March 31st
reading log
watch real
lindberg trial
find the forger activity

April 1st
reading log
complete chromatography

April 11th
reading log
finish chromatography
forensic
crime scene unit
recycling projects

April 12th
reading log
secret pen activity
make recycled object

April 13th
reading log
discover secret pen
continue recycle project
learn to use the GPS

April 14th
no reading log
geocaching
How to make a good interview
recycling project

April 15th
reading log
gps continued
work on role play
finish interviews

April 18th
reading log
gps continued
finish interviews
writing a good
police report
recycling projects
complete passive vs. active voice activity

April 19
reading log
gps continued
finish interview
complete fact vs. opinion
write police report
recycling projects

April 20th
reading log
continue
 police report activities

April 21st
reading log
continue polie report activities

April 22nd
GPS scavenger hunt creation

April 25th
complete scavenger hunt

April 26th
reading log
Accident
reconstruction activities

April 27th
reading log
continue accident reconstruction

April 28th
reading log
create forensic kits
Forensic
Assignments