Course Standards Presentation
By Will Sunderland
Course Standard One: Employability Skills (Major Key)
-Person to person activities include interacting with your boss and co-workers.
-Telephone and email activities include handling conference calls and making return calls
-Cell phone and internet activities include using blogs and social media.
1.2: Demonstrate creativity by asking challenging questions and applying innovative procedures and methods.
-Teamwork and problem solving include thinking creatively and taking risks
-Meetings with co-workers (or anyone) includes audience participation, inviting outside sources to speak and visual aids.
1.3: Exhibit critical thinking and problem solving skills to locate, analyse and apply information in career planning and employment situations.
-Interviewing critical skills include asking thought provoking questions and knowing what the employers are looking for in a person.
-Problem solving critical skills include becoming good at managing things along with identifying the problem
1.4: Model work readiness traits required for success in the workplace including integrity, honesty, accountability, punctuality, time management and respect for diversity.
-These traits include demonstrating good work ethic, establishing credibility and dealing with difficult personnel.
1.5: Apply the appropriate skill sets to be productive in a changing, technological, diverse workplace to be able to work independently and apply team work skills.
-The appropriate skills needed are summed up into expected work traits, teamwork and time management.
1.6: Present a professional image through appearance, behavior and language.
-Includes etiquette between you and Co-workers/customers along with presenting yourself in a professional way.
Communication is key to become successful!
Problem solving is and will always be an important part of your day to day life!
Dressed for success!
Course Standard Three: Basic Concepts of Forensic Science
3.1: Explain Locard’s Exchange Principle, Frye Standard, and Daubert Ruling.
-Locard's Principle: Any time a person makes contact with an object, there is always residue left behind.
-Frye Standard: A test to determine the admissibility of scientific evidence used in court.
-Daubert Ruling: A rule of evidence regarding the admissibility of an expert witnesses testimony.
3.2: Categorize the differing types of evidence, including testimonials and physical and
individual, as well as class evidence.
-Testimonial: Evidence from a connected yet outside course to the crime gives his or her insight on what he/she had seen.
-Physical: Evidence taken from the crime scene that has physical presence.
-Individual: Evidence specific to a person or small group in particular.
-Class: Evidence common or uniform throughout a group.
3.3: Identify and explain the fields of science that can assist in solving a crime
including biology, chemistry, forensic anthropology and forensic pathology.
-Biology: Used to prove that a suspect was at the crime scene and identify illegal products from endangered species.
-Chemistry: (Sub-field: Toxicology) Used to identify unknown substances at the scene of the crime.
-Anthropology: Used by applying skeletal analysis and techniques in archaeology to solve cases.
-Pathology: Used to determine the cause of death by examining a corpse and can help further progress the case.
3.4: Describe the crime lab including equipment, safety and sanitation necessary, set-up, and work flow.
3.5: Discuss the chain of evidence and other legal considerations applied to scientific work performed in forensics.
-Chain Of Evidence/Custody: A label that people who handle a evidence must sign to let it be known that they had custody of the evidence at one point.
Course Standard Four
4.1 Explain the process of performing an autopsy.
-Weigh and measure the body
-Take pictures of the body
-Cut through the person and peel back their skin
-Cut through the persons ribs
-Remove the organs for examination
-Patch and sew the body back together
=-Cut open scalp and peel back skin to remove the brain if need be.
4.2 Research PMI (Post Mortem Interval).
-Definition: The time elapsed since a person has died.
-Algor mortis: Cooling of the body after death.
-Livor mortis: The purple or red discoloration in the skin caused by blood pooling after death.
-Rigor mortis: A stiffness in the muscles that occurs shortly after death.
-Autolysis: A process by which a biological cell self-destructs.
-Putrefaction: The decomposition of animal proteins, especially by anaerobic microorganisms.
4.3 Compare the five manners of death.
4.4 Distinguish the causes of death commonly associated with homicide.
Picture of a MOCK T-Rex autopsy.
An example of one of the most famous assassinations in history.
A comparison to mass shootings that took place in other presidencies compared to the ones that happened to take place during Obama's time in office.