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Forensics classes learn about blood spatter

Forensics classes learn about blood spatter

by Bailey Spore, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, News, Showcase

December 7, students in Forensics classes learned about blood spatter. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, a specialty in the field of forensic science, involves the study and analysis of bloodstains at a violent crime scene with the goal of helping investigators draw conclusions about the nature, timing and o...

Forensics class reads Bloodsworth to form opinion on death penalty: Photo of the Day 10/1/2018

Forensics class reads Bloodsworth to form opinion on death penalty: Photo of the Day 10/1/2018

by William Quansah, Reporter

October 2, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On September 28, the Forensics class debated whether the death penalty should be legal. FCPS Superintendent Dr. Theresa Alban and FCPS Secondary Science Curriculum Specialist Colleen Beall attended the discussion. The students read the Maryland One Book Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First De...

Forensics class sets up and investigates crime scenes: Photo of the Day 9/11/18

Forensics class sets up and investigates crime scenes: Photo of the Day 9/11/18

by Grace Gaydosh, Managing Editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Fall 2018, Photo of the Day

On Friday, September 7 and Tuesday, September 11, Ms. Jessica Baker's third period forensics class created and filmed their own crime scenes. They learned how to investigate a crime scene and how to collect physical, chemical, or biological evidence. Junior Bailey Spore's group did a fake drive by....

Forensics classes take a stab at solving murders: Photo of the day 06/13/16

Forensics classes take a stab at solving murders: Photo of the day 06/13/16

by Tory Spruill, Reporter

June 15, 2016


Filed under Photo of the Day

On June 13 and 14, Ms. Jessica Baker's Forensic Science classes solved murders. As a final project, students in each class had to design a murder for the next class period to solve. Junior Naomi Conaway said, "What was awesome was getting to create your own crimes for different classes to solve....

Class of 2020: Forensic Science Class gets a bloody reminder that there are only 6 days left

Class of 2020: Forensic Science Class gets a bloody reminder that there are only 6 days left

by Grace Weaver, Editor

May 17, 2016


Filed under Class of 2016 Countdown, Showcase

Mrs. Jessica Baker's forensic science class got a bloody reminder that there is only 6 days left for the seniors. Out of Mrs. Baker's 120 students, 82 are leaving in just six days. Mrs. Baker has been setting up crime scenes and bloody messes for the seniors to find all year for her class, but the...

Forensic Science creates investigation films: Photo of the Day 9/2/15

Forensic Science creates investigation films: Photo of the Day 9/2/15

by Sydney Rossman, Editor

September 2, 2015


Filed under Archives, Photo of the Day, Showcase

Lights, camera, bodies. It is just days into the school year and Mrs. Jessica Dillon, Forensic Science teacher, instructed her students to create a crime scene. Dillon said, "I thought that making a training videos would be more effective to learn about collecting evidence." Everyone in the class...

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