Lesson Plans
Forensic Science 2nd Q 13.14 Lesson Plans
Week: 11/04/2013 Instructor: Angela Larson Academics
Topic: Glass evidence
Lesson: We will finish talking about types of glass evidence. Students will complete two labs on glass- one on density and one on order of shots through a pane of glass.
Assignment: Continue working on the chapter 4 wkst
Topic: Soil Evidence
Lesson: We will finish out chapter 4 by talking about soil evidence. Students will complete a brief lab that deals with soil types and the organic matter in each.
Assignment: Finish the chapter 4 review wkst
Topic: Organic analysis of evidence
Lesson: We will go through the information in chapter 5 when we talk about organic analysis and the tools used for evidence, including chromatography, electrophoresis and mass spectrophotometry.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 5 review wkst
Topic: Chromotography
Lesson: Students will do a lab activity that involves chromatography of pens to determine who wrote a ransom note.
Assignment: Work on the chapter 5 review wkst

Topic: Microscopes
Lesson: We will begin chapter 7, talking about microscope types and the types of evidence they are useful in analyzing. Students will watch a video that deals with trace evidence and the use of mass spectrophotometry for a wig fiber.
Assignment: Work on chapter 7 review wkst