Each week you will find links to your homework assignment on this page. If you have
problems with a link or if a link is broken you are expected to contact me as soon as possible.
I will need to fix the information for the other students.
What will we do in class for August 24?
We will start off by going over the homework assignment. We
will continue to discuss what is forensic science and how to
even begin working a crime scene. All about physical evidence.
QUIZ NEXT WEEK ON CRIME SCENE BASICS. It will be
over all of the information on the homework - not the
What will we do in class on September 14?
BRING BABY WIPES, GLOVES, and MAGNIFYING
You may leave your supplies in the room and we'll all
share. We will start to examine fingerprints.
Homework due September 21
What will we do in class on September 28
You will have a quiz on fingerprints.
If we have enough time we will do the following.
If the weather is good we will be outside and you
will learn how to develop prints using superglue.
IF YOU WEAR CONTACT LENSES OR HAVE
ANY TYPE OF BREATHING PROBLEMS YOU'LL
NEED TO STAND WAY BACK CAUSE THIS
STINKS AND WILL STICK TO YOUR
Bring baby wipes.
What will we do in class on October 12?
Not a thing! It is Fall Break and I'll be in
Panama City Beach! Enjoy!
What will we do in class November 5?
We are going to do crime scene sketching.
What will we do in class on November
We'll go outside and learn how to
secure a crime scene or we will make
What will we do in class November 19?
We will start learning about body language
and how to detect lies.
In class in January
7 - Chromatography
14 - Hair and Fiber
21 - Forensic Artists
28 - We will use FACES - a recognition
We will learn about Handwriting Analysis,
Forgery, and Questioned Documents. I'll give
you the chance to practice forgery.
What will we do in class on January 21?
We will learn about forensic artists today. What
do they do? What kind of training do they have?
I'll show you how age progression
works. I'll tell you about Baby Grace and how
her identity was discovered from forensic
What will we do in class on February 7?
Let's take a quick look at bones and the job
of a forensic anthropologist. Dr. Bill Bass,
who started the Body Farm, is a forensic
anthropologist. We'll watch a video from
the History Channel called Written in Bone.
What will we do in class on February 14?
Happy Valentine's Day!
We'll continue learning about bones this
week and forensic anthropology.
What will we do in class on February 28?
Do you like bugs? We're going to start
learning more about bugs than you
EVER wanted to know.
What will we do in class on March 14 and 21?
I'm so sorry I missed last week. I've had the flu
and didn't want to share it with you.
On the 21st we're going to continue to review how
to process a crime scene.
We will review the steps to evaluating a
crime scene and have a small crime scene in
the parking lot. Students will process the
scene and present their findings.
November 12 - December 10
We will do impressions, detect lies, and start to
learn how to secure a crime scene. The days to
do this are dependent on weather so sometime
during this time period we will cover these things.
What will we do in class on August 31?
We will have your short quiz.
We will start to learn about fingerprints. If you haven't already
brought your baby wipes you will definitely need them today.
Be sure you bring a magnifying glass! Fingerprints are so
important and we'll be spending a few weeks on them.
Homework due September 7
What will we do in class on August 17?
After learning class procedures and
introducing ourselves, we'll start to learn
about Crime Scene Basics. The link below is
to your homework due next week.
What Will We Do In Class on September 7?
On September 11, 2001 our country was attacked by
terrorists. It was the worst attack ever on American soil. I
was a disaster worker there and I'll share some of my
experiences with you. This is the same talk I gave my
church so it is suitable for middle school.
Homework for September 14
What will we do in class on September 21
We will learn about Latent prints and how important
they are. NEST WEEK YOU WILL HAVE A QUIZ ON
FINGERPRINTS. It will be over the powerpoint pages
1-8 on the September 14 homework and it will be over
the latent print homework.
Homework for September 28
Page is still under construction but has all
assignments due through November 2. Our class
is somewhat dependent on the weather and our
class schedule may be unexpectedly changed if
we need to go outside and can't. Please be
flexible. I will add the rest of the assignments
later in the fall. I always have to see how
quickly the students process the information
before I move on.
What are we doing in class on October 26?
We're going to learn about making impressions.
Every single tool makes a different impression and I'm
going to give you the chance to see how that works.
IF YOU CAN BRING A FEW HAND TOOLS WE NEED
THEM. Bring a hammer and different screwdrivers or
whatever you have at home. I will bring what I have
but more is better!
Homework for November 2
You will have a quiz next week on impressions. It will
be on your homework, homework helper, and power
What will we do on October 5?
We will start to learn about how well we observe
the world around us. Maybe I should say how lousy
a job we do observing the world around us. This
will be an eyeopener.
Homework for October 19
What will we do in class on October 19?
This will be our day to catch up with any activities
that we haven't had enough time to do.
If we are all caught up we will begin Impression
Homework for October 26
1. Read the What are we doing in class on October
26 you'll know what to bring.
Homework for October 26
What will we do in class on November 2?
Quiz on impressions.
You will learn about crime scene sketching and the importance
it has in processing a crime scene. We will get prepared to
sketch our classroom next week.