National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012 Regional Conference and Exposition: Chicago, Illinois

Please note: The NCTM conference program is subject to change.

21- Crime Scene Investigation: Connecting Math and Science with Problem-Based Learning

Thursday, November 29, 2012: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Comiskey (Hyatt)
Lead Speaker:
Patricia Trafton

Capture or develop your students' interest in math or science by teaching a problem-based learning crime scene investigation unit. Students develop skills in linear relationships, probability, observation versus inference, and persuasive writing as they examine shoe prints, fingerprints, and hair samples to determine the suspect and then put her on trial.

Presentation Format: 6-8 Gallery Workshop
Grade Band Audience: 6 to 8

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