What was your ‘Essential Question’? My essential question was, “How can I gain speed and strength?” What excited you about this topic? I was excited about this topic because I knew it was going to impact me outside of just the classroom. I was not just going to learn about muscles and different exercises, I … Continue reading Senior Project – Personal Training
Unit 1 Case Study: The Lindbergh Kidnapping You will need to research the kidnapping of the child of Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh. In doing so, you will need to answer the following questions IN YOUR OWN WORDS and thoroughly. Describe the crime, including a timeline of events, people involved, evidence … Continue reading Lindbergh Case Study
In class we used matchbox cars to demonstrate the use of impressions. We would dip the cars in ink and then run there tires across the paper. This assignment really showed me the use of impression, and how useful they can be in comparing footprints, tire tracks, and etc.
After looking through all the Stockton cases, one thing really stood out to me. Throughout the cases very little ballistics evidence was used. For example, in the Gun Number 7 case the only piece of evidence found was a small copper jacket fragment, matching the small piece to the .44 caliber revolver. Also Case Number … Continue reading Stockton Case Study
After conducting the fabric lab my partner and I found that there are distinct differences between synthetic and natural fibers. Natural fibers come from either plants or animals. For example wool comes sheep, and cotton is derived from cotton plants. Synthetic fibers are man made an include fabrics such as nylon and polyester. Natural fibers … Continue reading Fabric Lab
Small Town Murder was a 12 minute film my partner and I made over the course of a week. It was a lot of fun, and came out great! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgzqx4KvS5Y
Medical professionals need to know what the blood type is of an injured person to keep them alive and well. Knowing blood types is important because not all blood types can receive other blood types. Blood Type AB is the universal recipient, and can receive blood from any … Continue reading Blood Stains at the Crime Scene
I Background: Detail the following: Where was he from? Richard Ramirez, a.k.a the “Night Stalker” was from El Paso Texas Who was his family? Until his teens Ramirez was raised by his parents Julian and Mercedes Ramirez. He had four older siblings. Abuse from his father strongly impacted Richard forcing him to sleep in the … Continue reading Night Stalker
During my time spent analyzing several different types of hair, I found that Hair Evidence analyzation is a challenging, tedious, and time consuming endeavor. It was challenging to focus the microscope appropriately to get a clear image of the hair, this also took a lot of time. Once I was able to get a clear image what … Continue reading Hair Evidence Lab
My partner (Emma King) and I worked on this project for a few days. We learned all about VNTR and other DNA examination process from our classmates presentations. Our presentation went well and I had fun working with my partner and learning about VNTR.