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The Secret in the Cellar

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The Secret in the Cellar webcomic is a forensic science mystery based closely on the case of the Leavy Neck boy, a clandestine burial of a teen in the cellar of a 17th-century house from the tidewater area of the Chesapeake. The Webcomic is a set of instructional materials that discloses the power of forensics to reveal the intimate details of an individual’s life, and the circumstantial evidence of their death, centuries later. The reading level and science activities are appropriate for grades... More
Material Type: Animation
Technical Format: Flash
Date Added to MERLOT: June 11, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 31, 2012
Keywords: archaeology, anthropology, mystery, isotopes, written in bone, forensic files, skeletal diseases, forensic anthropology, dental, race, skeletal, inentured servant, bone biology, 17th century, forensics, ethnicity, colonial history

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Primary Audience: Middle School, High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Entire webcomic and all associated files can be printed as PDF files.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
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