Use this sheet to record your ideas about the crime.
Group Name: ____________________________________________
The crime was identified when the principal noticed that the school mascot—a penguin—was missing from the shelf in his office where he keeps it. After conducting a thorough search of his office, his secretary's office, and all the rooms nearby, the principal concluded that the mascot had been stolen. He sent out a text-message alert to the teachers, asking for help in finding the penguin. He was especially concerned that it be located before the first football game of the season.
The teachers met with the principal to develop a list of suspects. They concluded that the perpetrator was probably one of these three people:
You should use this section to develop your hypothesis about who commited the crime, to record the evidence you collect, and record your final determination as to who is guilty.
We think the perpetrator was:
Based on the evidence, who do you think committed the crime?
Does this match your prediction? Why or why not?
What evidence did you use to make your decision?
Using the evidence and infomation you recorded, prepare a presentation about who you think committed the crime. The presentation should be done as a PowerPoint or as a QR code that the rest of the class must interpret. Use this section to write down your ideas for the presentation.
Be sure to state what your hypothesis was, the evidence you found, and your final conclustion about who committed the crime.
To help you keep track of what the teacher expects you to do for this assignment, pay attention to this rubric:
How would you rate your group's work?