"It's ELEMENTary, My Dear Watson": A Crime Scene Investigation With a Technological Twist

by: Jennifer Albert, Rebecca Reed, Margaret Blanchard, and Lisa Grable

The Crime Scene Labs is a technology-enhanced unit with seven laboratory stations. Probes at many of the stations facilitate students collecting and analyzing their own data (some lessons are adapted from Volz and Sapatka 2000). The labs are designed to build 21st-century skills and model reform-based practices (NRC 1996). The crime scene allows science concepts to be introduced or reviewed in a high-interest, real-world format.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 12/1/2010Stock # ss10_034_04_16Volume 034Issue 04

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