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    Learn more about fingerprints and play detective in your own home!

    Fingerprint Science for Kids

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    Stage a mystery in your library complete with a full crime scene!

    Everything Library: Seusstastic Mystery in the Library Revealed!

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    Spy Gear for Kids - invisible ink from lemon juice, finger prints from charcoal

    Spy Gadgets for Kids

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    A Library Mystery Downloadable Classroom Game & Party Kit for Kids | Dramatic Fanatic

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    Apple Smiles or False Teeth

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    computer games for inference, making predictions, and others

    WPSU Education - Blue Ribbon Readers

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    Marshmallow teeth for practicing flossing.

    Dental Health Activity

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    who's a super scientist bulletin board

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    this is awesome!

    Kids Classroom Valentines - Skip To My Lou

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    making inferences

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    Composite Picture Software (single user) $124.95 ea

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    $10.95 Forensics Knowledge Cards

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    BULLETIN BOARD TITLES: Investigating _______ I Spy ______ Undercover _____ The Case of the Amazing Class Searching for ______ Taking a Closer Look at _____ (magnifying glass) Suspected of Great Work Focused on _______ (magnifying glass) Caught in the Act Top Secret! It’s No Mystery Who’s in Our Class Mr./Ms. ___’s Super Sleuths

    Clutter-Free Classroom: Detective / Mystery Themed Classroom

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    HANDWRITING ANALYSIS: Third graders learn to write in cursive. They each wrote the alphabet in cursive and then wrote clues about themselves in cursive on a separate card. The parents tried to match the clues to the "handwriting sample."

    Clutter-Free Classroom: Detective / Mystery Themed Classroom

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    I SPY: Each student wrote a descriptive paragraph about an object. I took a picture of each with the magnifying glass held up close so that it magnified one eye. They were lots of fun.

    Clutter-Free Classroom: Detective / Mystery Themed Classroom

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    JUST THE FACTS: This was another favorite. I took a picture of each friend wearing a detective hat and a trenchcoat with a badge. The printed page read, "Just the Facts About (insert student name)." The children then wrote interesting facts about themselves on the paper. I mounted each onto brown cardstock, rounded the corners and used aluminum foil to make them look like clipboards.

    Clutter-Free Classroom: Detective / Mystery Themed Classroom

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    MYSTERY NUMBER: There are clues written on the front of the page with the question mark. You can lift the page to reveal the mystery number.

    Clutter-Free Classroom: Detective / Mystery Themed Classroom

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    CRIME SCENE TRIORAMA: After writing their own mysteries based on a Nursery Rhyme (i.e. Was Humpty Dumpty Pushed? Who really scared Miss Muffett?) we made trioramas based on their writing.

    Clutter-Free Classroom: Detective / Mystery Themed Classroom

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    *Teaching Maddeness*: genre studies

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    Mustache decorations

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    Crime scene decorations

    Scholastic Book Fairs - 2011 Spring Middle School Contest

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    Fantastic opportunity for student writing! What a cool idea! Get student fingerprint and enlarge on copier. WRITE!

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    such a cute idea!

    Fall Into First: Guess Who? Tooth Edition

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    Evidence bag

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    Encrypted invitations

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