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Lesson 1: Figuring out Forensics: Organization and Observation Copy

A mysterious “bag of stuff,” and some peculiar coins launch learners on the trail of a fugitive from justice. Explore the power of description in this exciting introductory lesson. Take your time as you work through the activities in this lesson. Activity 1, which seems deceptively simple, communicates the concept of properties and descriptive wording. …

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Lesson 1: Figuring out Forensics: Organization and Observation

A mysterious “bag of stuff,” and some peculiar coins launch learners on the trail of a fugitive from justice. Explore the power of description in this exciting introductory lesson. Take your time as you work through the activities in this lesson. Activity 1, which seems deceptively simple, communicates the concept of properties and descriptive wording. …

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Lesson 11: Suspicious Statements: Means, Motive, Opportunity

Students take a careful look at the letters each suspect wrote in the beginning of the year to see any possible connections between their interests and the classroom crime. Encourage the student investigators to take their time reading and analyzing the statements in this activity. Each statement should be read through several times. Lesson Objectives …

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