MYSTERY AT THE CANMORE #2 MINE

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GRADE 6

Students investigate a suspicious coal mining accident at the Canmore #2 mine using their knowledge of evidence and investigation. Following their investigation, each student plays a role in a mock trial to solve the mystery at the Canmore No. 2 Mine.

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Description

Students investigate a suspicious coal mining accident at the Canmore #2 mine using their knowledge of Evidence and Investigation. Following their investigation, each student plays a role in a mock trial to solve the mystery of the No 2 Mine.

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS

Science

  • Apply observation and inference skills to recognize and interpret patterns and to distinguish a specific pattern from a group of similar patterns.
  • Apply knowledge of the properties and interactions of materials to the investigation and identification of a material sample.
  • Recognize evidence of recent human activity, and recognize evidence of animal activity in a natural outdoor setting.
  • Observe a set of footprints, and infer the direction and speed of travel.
  • Recognize that evidence found at the scene of an activity may have unique characteristics that allow an investigator to make inferences about the participants and the nature of the activity, and give examples of how specific evidence may be used.
  • Investigate evidence and link it to a possible source.

Social Studies

  • Recognize how individuals and governments interact and bring about change within their local and national communities.
  • Value citizens’ participation in a democratic society.
  • How does Canada’s justice system help protect your democratic and constitutional rights?
  • What are the rights and responsibilities of citizens living in a representative democracy?

Location: Canmore NWMP Barracks
Length: 120 minutes
Cost: $5.00 per student