A fun Who-Done-It mystery that teaches through Problem Based Learning.
- Virtual or real-world activity
- Real-world activity available as a full kit or as individual labs
- Real-world labs include a teacher booklet and a student booklet copy master
- Real-world labs include access code to the Online Evidence Viewer
- Online activity includes four possible Who-Done-It scenarios
- Online activity includes a video game-like 3D exploration of the classroom scene and virtual labs
Real-world kit – Who Took Fluffy?™ is a Who-Done-It mystery contains seven lessons and five lab activities that introduces students to science concepts through a Problem Based Learning (PBL) approach.The problem is simple: determine Who Took Fluffy?™ (Fluffy is a rabbit who is the class mascot in Ms. Donroe’s classroom).To achieve that determination, students learn concepts that help form the basis for all science learning such as pattern recognition, cause and effect and evidence-based conclusions.The Who Took Fluffy?™ real-world Kit includes everything to support a class of 30 students working in groups except microscopes. For grades 3 and up.
The Teacher and Student Booklets included provide lessons and step-by-step procedures for conducting the labs. These booklets also present the story and the characters involved in a fun, graphically rich style. They also include a code to access the Online Viewer where control samples and evidence can be explored on a computer or tablet.The booklets include the floor plan map of the classroom scene, an important tool they will use to solve the case. Here students map where evidence was found and, after it has been analyzed in the lab, determine to whom the evidence belongs.The kit is shipped in a sturdy, clear plastic tote for safe storage and easy access. Each of the lab activities are packed in their own heavy-duty reclosable poly storage bag.
Online activity - The Who Took Fluffy?™ online activity provides seven lessons and five lab activities. This fun science mystery activity is problem-based learning (PBL) that compels the application of science and is aligned with grade-appropriate NGSS standards.This is an online activity that students access via a web browser on any device connected to the internet including desktops, laptops, tablets, Chromebooks or smartphones.
The Who Took Fluffy?™ online activity includes; A fun mystery story with friendly cartoon characters, Video game-like 3D exploration of the classroom scene,High quality, graphically rich lessons, Multiple choice quizzes that are automatically graded, Virtual labs in which students examine the control samples and evidence and note their characteristics, A guided narrative to help students draw conclusions,'Ask the Teacher' function which answers student questions and provides helpful hints, and Dashboard to track student's progress.
The Who Took Fluffy?™ online activity provides four possible scenarios that the teacher can choose via the teacher’s online Lesson Plan function.
Ordering information: Software packages are also available in customizable license sizes.
Caution: This kit contains items that may present a choking hazard.