First Quarter

 

Chapter 1  Introduction

          Definition

         History

         Crime Labs

         Function of Forensic Scientist

 

Chapter 7  The microscope

          Basics

         Types of microscopes

         Magnification and resolution

Chapter 2 The Crime Scene

         Physical Evidence & the Crime Scene

         Dealing physical Evidence

         Death and Autopsies

         Insects

         Bones

Chapter 3 Physical Evidence

 

Second Quarter

 Chapter 15, 16 Impressions Fingerprints, Firearms, Tool Marks

 

 

Chapter 11:  Trace Evidence:  Hair and fibers

 

 

Serial Killers/ Psychopaths

 

Third Quarter

 

 

Chapter 8:  forensics Serology

         Blood

         Techniques

         Characterization of stains

         Heredity

 

 

Chapter 9 DNA

 

 

Chapter 10 Crime-Scene Reconstruction:  Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

 

Fourth Quarter

 

Chapter 4:  Properties of Matter and the analysis of Glass

 

 

 

 

Chapter 13:  Forensics Aspects of Fire Investigation