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Boston Massacre, Hands On Crime Scene Investigation

Boston Massacre, Hands On Crime Scene Investigation
Boston Massacre, Hands On Crime Scene Investigation
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You WILL NEED TO PURCHASE or GATHER MATERIALS to complete this activity with your students.

I was inspired by a few pictures on Pinterest to create a unit that I could print and use with other materials to recreate the scene of the crime for the Boston Massacre. I just couldn't seem to find exactly what I wanted to challenge my students. I will add pictures after I have completed this unit with my students. Please feel free to email me with questions or suggestions.

Instructions and PreparationMaterials you will receive in this activity:
Envelope Cover for Top Secret Message
Editable Secret Message
FBI Agent Badges
2 Different Evidence Markers (for flags or as tents)
Ideas for what to place at the crime scene
Evidence Report for student assessment
2 Primary source documents
2 Historical fiction documents
Evidence Labels
Crime Scene Signs
Finger print sheets
Coordinate grid for marking the crime scene
Explanation of the evidence items

Materials you will need to purchase or gather:
Small silver marble or paint a small ball (lead bullet)
Large rocks
Yellow Paper for Crime Scene Signs
Ink Pad for finger prints
Small black sand/ rocks (gun powder)
Wooden club (large tree branches or wooden broom handle) Tip of plastic silver fake knife
Clear zip lock bags
Colored paper for evidence flags (preferably to laminate if outside)Red, white and blue Cloth
Gold Button

Optional:
Crime Scene Tape (ask local police or forensic lab for donation)Clear plastic badge holders (or laminate badges and pin on)Fake Blood or red nail polish for effectCoffee or Tea to stain documents
Total Pages
35
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Teaching Duration
2 Days

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Boston Massacre, Hands On Crime Scene Investigation
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