Who Killed Myra Mains? Students investigate a mock crime scene in an integrated science unit

by: Barbara J. Sandage

Students become crime scene investigators as they investigate a mock crime scene in an integrated science unit. In this inquiry-based lab, students must formulate and revise scientific explanations, as well as communicate and defend a scientific argument by using the scientific method to solve problems. The activity features skills and knowledge from several sciences, including biology, chemistry, and physical science.

Level

High School

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Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2002Volume 069Issue 03

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