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Maths Murder Mystery

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Last updated 10 September 2013, created 16 July 2009, viewed 51,537

Adapted and newly created PowerPoints and gapped handouts, plus cards for the Maths Murder Mystery originally created by The Bedfordshire Leading in Learning Group http://www.schools.bedfordshire.gov.uk/numeracy/Docs/Resources/LinL/LinL.htm#Mystery_

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Good idea, needs tweaking a bit, but otherwise great. thanks. just one thing: normal body temperature is not 38 degrees and one shouldn't leave that in there.

from aplustard, 20 February 2013
(report comment) 3 out of 5

http://www.tes.co.uk/teaching-resource/Murder-Mystery-Adapted-6257693/requestAction/add/ I have ammended this lesson and added an extension that changes the killer.

from Ryanroyston, 21 June 2012
(report comment) 4 out of 5

A good problem solving puzzle but a bit frustrating that there seems to be no definitive answer. The extra clues added below are very helpful though - thanks! For my class I amended the information slightly so that Suspect Village is 3 miles from the castle and Malcolm Strange's tractor speed is in kmph rather than mph. Hopefully I've done my sums right (not a Maths teacher!) but this should leave Charlotte Deadworthy as the main suspect.

from sarahetaylor22, 04 October 2011
(report comment) 4 out of 5

Love it! Looking forward to using it tomorrow with my class - the extra clues are all you need to find the solution I think...

from cjcjcj, 27 September 2011
(report comment) 5 out of 5

The students were keen to develop their understanding of the subject so that they could have a go at solving the mystery. I had to tweak this a little, but the idea is a good motivator, and worked especially well for some of the more apathetic learners!

from j-latham, 12 July 2011
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