Review Lesson - Lab Practical Lesson Plan
- Lab Practical Handout - Lab
Review Lesson Plan
· To review for the lab practical.
· Students will be able to answer 90% of the
· Review game Powerpoint template - Jeopardy-like game. RIGHT-click and Save Target As to save a local copy to your computer (with a logical name) and add questions and answers. Directions for use are included on the first slide. You must have PowerPoint software to use this template.
· Ask students: "What forensic science
techniques have we discussed and performed in class throughout this
· Introduce the review game.
· Complete anticipatory set as described.
· Explain game rules. My rules follow:
Each team can answer any question. Students stand
to show they wish to answer.
Score Out - If a person correctly answers five consecutive questions
correctly, the team earns a 100 point bonus and the person is ineligible
to answer the next three questions.
Fizz Out - If a person answers three consecutive questions incorrectly,
the team loses 100 pts.
Final Question - Teams write down their wager and hand it in. The
question is read and the teams write down their answer. Each team
is provided with an opportunity to answer the final question and show
their written answer.
· Divide students into two or three groups.
· Pick numbers to decide who chooses the first answer.
· Play review game until all questions have been answered or
the class period is over.
Contingency Plans for Technology Glitches:
· Print out the answers and questions when
creating on the computer. If the computer does not work on the day of
the review game, a game board can be drawn on the chalkboard, or you
can create a poster board game board. Read the answers and questions
from the computer hard copy.
· No adaptations are required for this lesson.
· Review the topics of discussion from the
· Explain that the final unit grade will be based on a lab practical
that will last three days.
· Answer any last minute questions.
· This is a reinforcement activity for the
· The lab practical is reinforcement for this lesson.
· Students will be evaluated based on the lab
· The lesson will be evaluated based on student
performance on the lab practical. Students will be expected to receive
a minimum grade of 80%.
Sample Review Game Questions and Categories
· Fingerprinting - These are the three basic
types of fingerprints. The process of fuming to detect fingerprints
uses this product.
· Glass and Soil - This is determined by dividing
the velocity of light in a vacuum by the velocity of light in the medium.
Soil is heated before being analyzed for this reason.
· DNA - This term is used to describe the shape
of DNA. These are the four human blood types.
· Toolmarks - Toolmarks are made because of
this. Unique grooves are created in a tool during this process.
· Ink and Fibers - TLC stand for the following
lab procedure. Two of the three characteristics of fibers that can be
seen using microscopes.