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Counterfeit Lab Activity
1) View Counterfeit Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aNXDJwxjxPA 
Explain 5 things you found interesting. Number them so it is easier for me to follow. 
 
2)              Pre-test Questions:
1) Whose face is on the front of the $1 bill?
2) Whose face appears on the front of the $5 bill?
3) Whose face appears on the front of the $20 bill?
4) What building is pictured on the back of the $5 bill?
5) What building is pictured on the back of the $10 bill?
6)What picture appears on the back of the $1 bill?
7) On the back of the $1, $5, and $10 bills, what words are written?
8) Is the date the bill is issued, written on the back or the front?
9) What seal appears on the front of the bill?
10) T/F The Secretary of the Treasury and U.S. Treasurer are the same.
11) T/F The serial number is printed in two places on the front of the bill.
12) T/F Newer bills contain more colors than older bills.
13) T/F There is only one signature located on the front of the bill.
14) T/F There is a picture of a building located on the back of the $1, $5, $10, $20 bills.
15) T/F The White House appears on the back of the $20 bill.
16) T/F Because of separation of church and state, no mention of a higher power or deity can be printed on the bills.
17) T/F There are "hidden images" on the front side of the bill that can only be seen if you hold the bill up to the light.
18) T/F On the back of the $10 and $20 bills, small yellow numbers indicating their denominations is stamped in the area surrounding the picture.  
 
3) Visit the following website to assist in Observation questions. https://uscurrency.gov/denominations-us-currency 
Lab Happenings
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Blood Spatter Lab was completed. See right hand margin for video of the lab.  
 
 
 
Individual and Class Characteristics lab was completed video is available for viewing in the right hand margin.
 
 
Course Description
 
This is an introductory course to criminalistics which explores the history and scope of forensic science. Criminalistics is the application of science to those criminal and civil laws that are enforced by police agencies in a criminal justice system. The scope of this course includes discovery at a crime scene, the most important location of evidence; physical evidence; analytical techniques for classifying materials; forensic toxicology; firearms, ammunition, unique tool marks, and various impressions (e.g. shoe prints, fabric properties, and bloodstains).
 
Course Materials
1) Folder
2) Notebook
3) Pen or Pencil 
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