Education Technology

NUMB3RS - Season 2 -"Hot Shot" - A Stab in the Dark

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

In "Hot Shot," two victims of a possible serial criminal are found. Charlie uses kernel density estimation as a method for predicting a change in behavior to indicate a connection between the victims and the criminal.

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and look over the Teacher Page.

During the Activity

Discuss the materials from the Student Page with your class.

After the Activity

Encourage students to explore web sites and questions from the Extensions page.