Mystery Crime Lab

Mystery Crime Lab

Class Description

Junior Forensic Scientist investigate and analyze the evidence at a staged crime scene to solve a case in this collaborative "whodunit" adventure. Students experiment with blood typing, chromatography, fingerprinting, and other interdisciplinary, inquiry-based activities. Requires the assistance of at least six chaperones.


Grade Level: 3-4
LINK: Ancient Egypt Gallery

State Standards, Benchmarks, and GLEs

(SI-E-A1) Pose questions that can be answered by using students’ own observations, scientific knowledge, and testable scientific investigations

(SI-E-A2) Predict and anticipate possible incomes

(SI-E-A3) Use the five senses to describe observations

(SI-E-A2)  Use a variety of methods and materials and multiple trials to investigate ideas (observe, measure, accurately record data)




  
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