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The Secret in the Cellar

The Secret in the Cellar

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 7 and higher. As scientists would do with real cases, users of the webcomic will examine evidence, form hypothesis, and make predictions. In story fashion, the Webcomic uncovers details from the life of a nameless teen caught in the conditions of servitude in colonial America. Through a careful... Show More


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