Welcome Students!

To think about:
"The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor."
~ Vincent Lombardi
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." ~Aristotle

week of March 26, 2012
  1. lab #7 con't Anthropometry
  2. class time to work on lab reports

week of March 19, 2012
  1. lab #6 virtual autopsy
  2. PBA PBA PBA
  3. Lab #7 Anthropometry-measurable you
  4. Anthropometry lesson

weeks of March 5 & 12, 2012
  1. Lab #5: Hairs and Fibers
  2. Hairs Fibers Microscopes lesson


week of February 27, 2012
  1. lab #4-Fingerprints collection & identification
  2. fingerprints webquest http://sciencespot.net/Media/FrnsScience/fingerprintwebwkst.pdf
  3. fingerprint lesson 1
  4. fingerprint lesson 2

week of February 20th-VACATION- :-)

week of February 13, 2012
  1. lab #3 blood spatter -report due Mon 2/27/2012 degrees-radians tutorial 1 degrees-radians tutorial 2
  2. open notes quest -forensic body fluids analysis powerpoint 1
  3. CSI rookie training lab (Bergtraum not Syracuse) http://forensics.rice.edu/
  4. HW #2: read chapter 7-anatomical evicence-the outside story; answer all learning goals and objectives (7.1 through 7.5) on loose-leaf paper-to be submitted 2/27/2012
  5. HW #3: respond with reason and logic to the post: http://forensicsbiotechmbhsbc.wikispaces.com/message/view/Syracuse+Forensic+Science/50675108
    (you do not need to join the wiki, simply create an account so that you can post to the discussion board)

week of February 6, 2012
  1. serology exam Friday 2/10/2012
  2. lab #2 blood typing-report due Mon 2/13/2012
  3. lessons: blood spatter blood spatter.ppt BasicBloodstainPatternAnalysisTEXT.pdf
  4. HW #1: write your autobiography. Include: where you were born/grew up; describe your family; schools attended; positive and negative school experiences; places you have traveled/would like to travel to; 3 things you'd like to do in the next year; 3 things you'd like to do in the next 5-10 years; predict your life as it would go up through age 100; anything else you'd like to share
Week of January 31, 2012
  1. safety lab #1
  2. lesson: forensic serology
  3. 7 habits of effective readers; annotation & VPACE http://www.adlit.org/article/19844/ http://www.western.edu/academics/academic-resource-center/files/Seven%20Habits%20of%20Highly%20Effective%20Readers%20-%2010-21-08.pdf
  4. community building & multiple intelligences http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/mi/w1_interactive1.html
  5. prepare for labs 2 & 3; serology test on friday 2/10




















































Below are the lessons and assignments for marking periods 1-3.

A PEACEFUL, HEALTHY 2012 TO ALL!

  1. week of 1-17-2012
    1. Review sheet for final exam :-) REVIEW QUESTIONS SUPA forensic science che 113 final.pdf
    2. student presentations
    3. presentation rubric http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/lesson_images/lesson416/OralRubric.pdf
    4. standard deviation practice http://www.regentsprep.org/Regents/math/algtrig/ATS2/NormalPrac.htm
  2. weeks of 1-3-2012 and 1-10-2012
    1. study skills
      1. how to study http://www.cse.buffalo.edu/~rapaport/howtostudy.html
    2. oral presentation skills
      1. how to give a good talk http://people.engr.ncsu.edu/txie/publications/oral_presentation_skills.pdf
        http://www.theegglestongroup.com/writing/keystep1.php
    3. DNA exam supa fs assessment 4 v3.pdf

  1. week of 12-19-2011
    1. work on research paper outline-writing a research paper.pdf http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/termpapr.html
    2. see resources below
      1. scholarly articles http://www.umuc.edu/library/libhow/articles.cfmhttp://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/ref/research/skill20.html
        http://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/help.html
  2. week of 12/12/2011
    1. Introduction to research paper writing assignment Forensic Sci Research topics SUPA.pdf
    2. The seven steps of the research process http://olinuris.library.cornell.edu/print/3183
    3. how to outline http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/544/02/
      http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/544/01/
    4. how to write a research paper http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/658/1/
    5. how to cite sources
      1. mla http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
      2. apa http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
    6. note-taking on Spencer's powerpoint
    7. bacterial transformation prelab http://labcenter.dnalc.org/labs/transformation/transformation_h.html
  3. week of 12/5/2011
    1. Monday: Effective Study Groups & Pre-assessment #3 http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/high-school/50432.html supa forensics assessment 3-stats microscopy.pdf
    2. Tuesday: study groups for assessment 3
    3. Wednesday: Microscopy Lab report writing
    4. Thursday: Assessment 3: 10 short answers and 10 multiple choice
    5. Friday: Lesson on bacterial transformation
  4. week of 11/28/2011
    1. Lesson on DNA: ForensicDNA Spencer slides 1-45.ppt ForensicDNA Spencer 46-89.ppt
    2. DNA extraction lab 9
END OF MARKING PERIOD 2
  1. weeks of 11/14/2011 and 11/21/2011
    1. Lesson on microscopy Microscopy Professor Spencer.ppt
    2. Microscopy lab 8
  2. weeks of 11/7/2011 and 11/14/2011
    1. Lesson on polygraphy LIEDETECTION sufs.ppt the lie detector.ppt
    2. Lie detector lab 7
  3. week of 10-31-2011
    1. Lab # 4: Statistical analysis 5
    2. Lab #5: CSI The Experience fieldtrip 6
    3. Lesson: Forensics Statistics: Intro_Basic_Statistics modified.ppt LawyerGuidetoForensicStatistics.pdf intro to probability.ppt
    4. Assessment #2 -Monday 10-31 (no questions on statistics)

  4. week of 10-24-2011
    1. Study for test on chpts 1, 2, 3 (no statistics questions) on Monday 10-31-2011. 10 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions. All questions are from the review questions in the chapter readings.
    2. HW #2: Read and respond to the discussion prompt on violent video games and youth violence. Include your name so that you get credit for your post. http://forensicsbiotechmbhsbc.wikispaces.com/message/view/SUPA+Forensics/45250086
    3. review lab report protocol and expectations of college level work
    4. complete lab #4- report due 11-3-2011

  5. week of 10-17-2011
    1. Lab #4 Claymation: create scaled drawing of a room; research assigned crime scene ( http://researchguides.library.syr.edu/supaforensics ); reconstruct the crime scene using clay
    2. portfolios and analysis of assignments; peer review of scavenger hunt lab report
    3. science and pseudoscience presentations
    4. HW #1: Please read and respond to the discussion prompt: http://forensicsbiotechmbhsbc.wikispaces.com/message/list/SUPA+Forensics

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  1. week of 10-11-2011
    1. Science or pseudoscience project:
      1. teams assigned science or pseudoscience
      2. research
      3. create posters: include -scientific description, -features (use text p. 3-11 to 3-13, -technologies used
      4. present
    2. Assessment 1 - 10 MCQs- on Friday 10/14/2011-see review questions below
    3. Reading activity on the CSI effect
    4. "Content" in the content!-Chapter 3: Science, Pseudoscience and the Law
    5. registration update
  2. week of 10-3-2011
    1. Assessment 1: Please prepare the questions found in the learning goals and objectives of Spencer's text chapters one (page I.1.3) and two (page I.2.3) for Tuesday's test. Ten of the seventeen questions will appear on the assessment. SUPA Spencer text review questions chpts 1-2.pdf
    2. Lesson: Science, pseudoscience: what is science.ppt
    3. Article: Science in the Courtroom Science in the Courtroom.pdf
    4. Syracuse safety lab 1
    5. Debrief lab 3
    6. Lab 3 : Scavenger Hunt Search Patterns
    7. Lesson: Crime Scene Analysis CHE113CrimeSceneRev.ppt
  3. week of 9-26-2011
    1. Lab 2-Dental Impressions part II (9-26) - can't post part 2 online-sorry
    2. Argumentative Essay & Checklist-DNA database article
    3. Finish dental lab report and argumentative essay
    4. Assigned reading: Spencer Chapter 2 -
  4. week of 9-19-2011
    1. Lab 2 - Dental Impressions part I- Monday (9-19) see pages 43-47 on the site CSI LIN-WOOD:
    2. Lecture: teeth structure and function and use in CSI http://www.cse.msu.edu/~cse891/Sect601/CaseStudy/Jackson&Chen.ppt.
    3. How to write a lab report SUPA Forensic Science Laboratory Report Format MBHSBC.pdf
  5. week 9-12-2011
    1. SUPA registration & expectations
    2. Lecture: history of forensics Introduction to Forensic Science hist.ppt
    3. How to read a college text: http://www.ocean.edu/readcoltext/howtoreadcollegetextdrjohnweber.htm
    4. Assigned reading: Spencer Chapter 1 -
    5. How do we learn? http://www.au.af.mil/au/awc/awcgate/army/rotc_right-left_brain.pdfhttp://www.au.af.mil/au/
  6. week 9-8-2011
    1. lab 1-MBHS-safety
    2. SUPA Introduction
    3. learning styles survey http://www.ldrc.ca/projects/miinventory/mitest.html
    4. forensics diagnostic