1- Review teacher packet
2- Arrange materials so that students can access them as needed
3- Connect to Liberty Science Center via videoconference
4- Get Hints, clues, and facts throughout the connection
5- LSC will guide students through the investigation
6- Report finding to LSC to identify culprit and show evidence to support finding
- Work as a team to investigate a crime
- Perform a safe chemical test to narrow down the suspect list
- Analyze documents for any evidence to help their investigation
- Report their investigation findings at the end of the connection
LS1A 9-12 -- Structure and function
PS1A 6-8 -- Sturcture and Propertiesof matter
Alignment to NJSLS - Science
MS-PS1-2 Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.
HS-LS1-3 Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.
Connections to NJSLS - English Language Arts
WHST.9-12.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
RST.6-8.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.