Designed by Elizabeth Graham                                                                            

 CSI WEB QUEST

Body in the Ice

 

 Scenario, Task, Process ,Outcomes, Resources

Assessment

Scenario

In September 1991, two hikers made a sensational discovery- a frozen body high in the mountains , near the border between Austria and Italy. The body was named OETZI

Task

You are a member of the forensic team examining the mysterious ' Body in the Ice '.Your job, should you wish to accept it, is to examine all the evidence, including not only the body but clothing, and any possessions found with the body. You must also investigate where the body was found. Your task is to report your findings on the identity of the body, the nature and cause of death. Your report will be presented to the Archaeological Society in a speech, accompanied by Power point

 

Process

Each member of your group will investigate a different aspect of the crime scene, and your findings will be synthesized in your report. The report should address the following questions.

Outcomes

 P3.1 -uses key historical terms and concepts appropriately to answer historical questions

P4.2 Identifies different interpretations of the past.

 P4.3 makes deductions from a variety of sources and assesses their usefulness

P6.2 Negotiates in groups to allocate tasks, establish roles, procedures and evaluates strategies to achieve appropriate goals in set deadlines, in order to develop and complete historical investigations                            back

Resources

www.mummytombs.com/mummylocation/featured/otzi.htm

www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/icemummies/iceman.html

www.trussel.com/prehist/news708.htm

www.athropolis.com/news/iceman.htm

www.gla.ac.uk/Acad/IBLS/DEEB/jd/otzi.htm

www.crystalinks.com/oetzi.html

http://news.bbc.co.uk/I/hi/sci/tech/3227339.stm

www.archaeologiemuseum.it/f01_uk.html

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Assessment

                     Band6  Analyses, synthesizes and interprets information to accurately address problems and issues in Ancient History

Assesses different historical interpretations and perspectives

Provides a sophisticated  argument using oral and graphic forms

                     Band5 Analysis's, synthesizes and interprets information to accurately address problems and issues in Ancient History

Argues using different historical interpretations

Provides a competent and coherent argument using oral and graphic forms

                      Band 4 Good analyses of information to address problems and issues in Ancient History

Explains different interpretations of the past

Communicates clearly through oral and graphic forms

                     Band3 Provides a basic outline of relevant information

Attempts to describe different historical interpretations

Communicates relevant information through oral and basic graphic forms

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