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NUMB3RS - Season 3 - "Finders Keepers" - Barging In

Published on 10/17/2008

Activity Overview

In "Finders Keepers," the body of a diver is found in the ocean. The body is traced to a salvage barge that has a bloody handprint on it. After further investigation, it is discovered that the blood is not from the dead diver, but someone else murdered on the barge. In order to find the other victim, Don needs Charlie's help to identify a search area to look for the other victim.
Students will use information about the barge's last voyage to determine a search radius.

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.