8/26-9/04 Syllabus & Course Schedule; Team meeting, class and student expectations.
9/02-9/11 Chapter 1 Intro to Criminal Investigation; What is matter
9/09-9/18 Physical & chemical properties and changes in and types of matter.
9/16-9/25 Measurements, significant figures and the metric system
8/26 - 9/04
1. Review Syllabus and Course Schedule
2. Meet with your Team to figure out logistics. Go to Blackboard...My Team...Group Discussion Board. DUE 9/04, by 3 pm.
3. What to expect in this class and how to plan your time
Tips for taking online classes - 8 Strategies for Success 6.5 min. Northeastern University
Take the Syllabus quiz under Assignments by Week in Blackboard. DUE 9/04
1. Introduction to Forensic Science 8.5 minutes Bob Trenwith
2. Virtual tour of Alabama's Dep't of forensic sciences 5 min. ADFS
9/02 - 9/11
Chapter One 9.5 pages (25 min.) Introduction to Criminal Investigation R. Gehl, D. Plecas
1. Criminal Investigation as a thinking process
2. The need to think through the process
3. Towards modern-day investigation
4. The path to becoming an investigator
5. Understanding the investigative mindset
Intro to materials below 1 min.
Inattentional blindness 6 min. Kendra Cherry
A Double Dutch | Brain Games 3 min. National Geographic
Meet with your team to discuss the question posted in the folder 9/02 - 9/11 DUE 9/11 Post your comments, questions, thoughts, responses in the Team Discussion Board. Everyone must post in a meaningful way for full credit.
9/09 - 9/18
Matter, defined 5.75 min. L. Lee
Matter classified 9.5 min. L. Lee
1. What is matter? 4 min. Chemistry LibreTexts
2. Differences in Matter - physical and chemical properties 10 min. Chemistry LibreTexts
3. Changes in Matter- Physical and Chemical Changes 10 min. Chemistry LibreTexts
4. Classifying matter according to its composition 10 min. Chemistry LibreTexts
1. Properties of Matter - Physical and Chemical Properties 2.5 min. Webquestify
2. Physical vs. Chemical Changes 3 min. Jeremy LeCornu
3. Types of matter: Elements, Compounds & Mixtures 4 min. Professor Dave
Elements, compounds and mixtures DUE 9/18 Start at Introduction. Click through the pages at the bottom & take the final quiz to check your understanding. Answer the question under this week's folder in Blackboard.
9/16 - 9/25
Measurements and scientific notation 16.5 min. L. Lee
Significant figures 18 min. L. Lee
Readings: Chemistry LibreTexts
1. Taking measurements 1.5 min.
2. Scientific notation: Writing Large and Small numbers 8 min.
3. Significant figures - Writing numbers to reflect precision 6 min.
4. Significant figures in calculations. 12 min.
5. The Basic units of measurement 6 min.
6. The metric system 7 min. Monterey Institute
1. Why use significant figures? 7 min. The Problem Site
2. Significant figures in Calculations Rules 8 min. Saddleback.edu
1. Why are significant figures important? 7.5 min. Tyler DeWitt
2. Significant Figures - A Fast Review! 15 min. The Organic Chemistry Tutor
3. Metric conversion tricks! 6.5 min. (highly recommended!) BrainSTEM
RAGS TO RICHES DUE 9/25 Play this metric system game and see if you can get all the way to the end. Email me a screenshot of your high score.
Take the significant figures quiz on Blackboard DUE 9/25