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in Grades 8+

The Case of the Missing Mascot!


with Dani Dulli

Calendar Feb 24, 2018 at 1 pm

Your students must find out who took the school mascot before the big game! In this cross-curricular investigation, they examine a note, some strange-looking leaves, a mouth guard, and some white fibers that were left at the scene. After fingerprinting the culprit, students stage a trial. Activities include analyzing DNA results; using dichotomous keys to identify selected plants; and analyzing various pieces of evidence using scientific experiments.

Grades 8+

The Case of the Murdered Mayor


with Dani Dulli

Calendar Jan 27, 2018 at 1 pm

Needed! Crime Scene Investigators to use their observational skills and deductive reasoning  to solve the crime! Students will attempt to determine the prime suspect from a pool of six alleged perpetrators using forensic techniques. CSI agents will analyze evidence such as fingerprints, hairs, tire tracks, blood types (using synthetic blood), and forensic entomology.

VSOL alignment: 5.1, 6.1, LS.1, LS.12, PS.1, BIO.1, CH.1, PH.1

Grades 8+

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