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CSI - How Tall are the Victims?

Published on 04/03/2009

Activity Overview

In this activity, students will play the role of crime scene investigator. The remains of two individuals have recently been found trapped in a fisherman's net off the coast. A large portion of the individuals is missing, except for their feet, which remain completely intact. The students will help identify the individuals by determining how tall each of them was based solely on the length of their feet using this line of best fit activity based on class data.

Before the Activity

The attachment describes how students collect the data and manually create a line of best fit.

During the Activity

The attachment includes the TI-Nspire activities. The TI-Npire activities are also included in the attached.

After the Activity

The analysis is included in the activity.