MYP PLTW Science, Mr. Scott Copley

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September 30, 2016

PLTW 7th/8th Grade PLTW Principles of Biomedical Sciences

Happy final day of September… We are designing our own Blood Spatter Experiments. Next week @ IB night we will show you how we do this in PBS.

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September 29, 2016

PLTW Principles of Biomedical Sciences

1.1.6 Blood spatter analysis links to help

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
YouTube video   ‪21 minutes‬

How Surface Texture Affects Bloodstain Patterns

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September 25, 2016

PLTW Principles of Biomedical Sciences

Hot Dog, Hot Dog, Hot diggity dog… We continue examining the exact time of death this week and introduce blood spatter.

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September 18, 2016

Week 6, We found out who the evidence from the crime scene belonged to in the lab, now let’s look at 1.1.5 Time of death. here is a link that prepares us for this.


The Real Science of Forensics
YouTube video   ‪9 minutes‬

What Happens When You Die?
YouTube video   ‪3 minutes‬
Watch Full Episodes Online of FRONTLINE on PBS | Post Mortem

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September 15, 2016

Safety 1st!!! In the lab analyzing the evidence from the scene. Great and Safe Kiddos work here. Great Job this week dealing with homework, testing, and lab work. I’m super proud of all you students. Finish strong, and enjoy your weekend. Happy Friday a bit early.


1.1.4.A PPE Presentation.ppt

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August 19, 2016

PLTW-Principles of Bio Sci

Hi all,
Great Week 1 at CIS for all classes. I’m very blessed to be able to work with you this year and am impressed at the work you accomplished this week. Mr. C desires organization is his classroom and we will establish that with your help. Thanks for your efforts so far. Remember, according to William Glasser, ” The Best is yet to be, so let’s do it well.”

Week 2 leads us into the mysterious death of Anna Garcia. Last year’s crime scene and tv news report link is below. We will look at procedures for computer use and log in to PLTW., establish accounts and set up our google drives through the CIS e-mail accounts. See ya Monday!!!

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