Category Archives: Forensics

Just Launched! Biology Sketch Notes~ My New Website!!

I’m so excited! My new website launched today! Wow! This has been a labor of love!  Today, I marked something off my bucket list.  My very own website for Biology Sketch Notes has launched!  Head on over to https://www.biologysketchnotes.com/ and check … Continue reading

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A Forensic Fairytale– Day 2 Crime Lab

Forensic Fairytale– Day 2– The Crime Lab On Day 2, my students had to analyze the evidence they collected when they excavated their “graves”.  Each person had a job or responsibility from Forensic Geologist to Forensic Anthropologist to Coroner. I … Continue reading

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A Forensic Fairytale- Day 1- Crime Scene

She really just wanted to share the little cottage in the forest with her special little guy, her woodland creatures, and live happily ever after there… NOT at the castle with a stuffy, vain Prince! It was after one heart-wrenching … Continue reading

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A Quick Skeletal Remains Lab Set-Up for Forensic Anthropology

Need a Quick Way to Cover a LOT of Concepts in Forensics Without Setting Up a Whole Crime Scene? Try Stations! This week, my class is entering the end of their study of Forensic Anthropology unit and I really wanted … Continue reading

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The Abandoned Manor- What Really Happened to the Family Who Lived Here?A Forensic Activity for Questioned Documents/Handwriting

Scenario: You and your team have been called to investigate what happened to the family who lived in this abandoned house.  After walking around, you can tell that it looks as if they left unexpectedly, leaving behind their possessions as … Continue reading

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What Does the Research Say About Using Sketch Notes in the Classroom?

(c)copyright 2018 DrM What Does the Research Say About Using Sketch Notes in the Classroom? Good question!  Since I’ve been using sketch notes with my students this year, I’ve been asked this question many times.  My dissertation work was rooted … Continue reading

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Sketch Notes in Forensics- Blood and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

I decided to branch out and see if my Forensics classes would enjoy using sketch notes as much as my Biology classes have. The verdict? A definite YES! At first, my juniors and seniors in Forensics really didn’t know what … Continue reading

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