Year 8 Students Turn Detective

Jackson Hall turned into a simulated crime scene last week for an Investigate activity to engage our students.

IMG_7390Our Year 8 Investigate students turned CSI detectives to determine the cause of a pretend murder.

By analysing items placed at different stations around the room, students pieced bits of evidence together at the crime scene and hypothesised how a young man fell prey to foul play.IMG_7387

A visiting forensic group from Melbourne provided students with an opportunity to see how science is used in real life situations and in particular how evidence tested in laboratories can lead to the arrest of criminals.


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