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NCTM 2015 Annual Meeting & Exposition

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

599- Crime Scenes in the Classroom

Friday, April 17, 2015: 3:30 PM-4:30 PM
259 A (BCEC)


Lead Speaker:
Janeen Bonner

Handouts Crater formation from surface explosives.pdf Potato Cooling - STUDENT SHEET without computers.pdf


This presentation describes a highly effective and engaging algebra 2 lesson on natural logarithmic functions using the context of forensic science. Students walk into a crime scene in which they must take temperature measurements on a dead body (potato), and use them to determine the time of death. Handouts, insights, and examples will be provided.


Presentation Format: 9-12 Session


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