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The Introduction to Forensic Science & the Law Unit/Daily lesson plan contains content standards, literacy standards, learning objectives, language objectives, key vocabulary, and differentiation strategies embedded and highlighted. Fully editable and comprehensive, this plan lasts 5-6 periods or 2-3 - 90 minute blocks. In this unit, students will review key historical developments in the field of forensics; understand how crime labs in the U.S. are organized and what services they provide; summarize the growth and development of forensic science throughout history; understand federal rules of evidence, including the Frye standard and the Daubert ruling; describe how forensic science is done by scientists and experts; describe how the scientific method is used solve forensic problems; compare and contrast types of variables; describe the difference between a theory and a law; compare and contrast pure research, applied research, and technology; apply knowledge of laboratory safety.