JFK Assassination: A CSI Investigation on Kennedy, Oswald, CIA, Soviets, & More!
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In this highly-engaging CSI investigation, students investigate the assassination of President John F Kennedy by Lee Harvey Oswald. Even more, students become experts on JFK's assassination as they investigate a variety of pieces of evidence against Oswald, then learn about possible motives by the Soviets, the Cubans, Fidel Castro, and the CIA to get involved.
In this CSI investigation on Kennedy's assassination, students analyze 5 different exhibits to engage all learners. Students understand the evidence against Oswald being the culprit, question the likelihood given the circumstances, and make a claim as to who (or what) they believe was responsible for Kennedy's assassination. Students leave understanding the Single Bullet theory, the theory behind involvement by the Soviet Union and Nikita Khrushchev, the Cubans and Fidel Castro in response to the Bay of Pigs and Cuban Missile Crisis, possible involvement by the CIA. An optional sixth exhibit is included via QR code that explores possible involvement by the mob!
A Google 1:1 compatible version is included in this product! Use in either a traditional setting or in the 1:1 environment!
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