Crime Scene Science: The Modern Methods for Solving Crimes There are many specialists that are needed in order to solve crimes. From forensic scientists to detectives and more, the modern technology we use to
“The Case of the Student Teacher Gone Missing” is a customizable activity that asks students to solve a crime based on their analysis of evidence. First students must classify the twelve pieces of evidence as primary or secondary source evidence. Then students must decide which type of evidence they will use: primary or secondary, and explain why. Finally, students will analyze each piece of relevant evidence to draw conclusion about who the guilty teacher might be.
A lesson in teaching inference and applying it to inference in text and language. Create a "crime scene" in the classroom, complete with caution tape, and the students use the clues to infer what took place.