This can be used early in forensic science to differentiate between assumption, inductive and deductive reasoning. Definitions and examples are given for each subject. The students then read about an ancient case from China where reasoning played key role in finding a murderer. They have to discuss and answer questions as they read.
Possible answers are provided.
The last page just explains the purpose and why I started using items like this in class.
This can be done as a group activity with class discussion or individually. I usually prefer the group and class discussions.