Do you need a worry-free, ready to go, no-prep lesson or activity to keep your students actively engaged before Christmas Break? Then look no further! This CSI style, Christmas themed investigation is sure to engage your students while providing you with a ready-to-implement activity.
The Case of the Missing Santa Claus begins with a letter from Bernard the Elf. In his letter to your students, he expresses his worry that he has lost all communication with Santa. Bernard the Elf will lead your class through 8 fun and engaging Science investigations where your students will ultimately solve The Case of the Missing Santa Claus.
Need a digital version for remote learners or distance learning? No problem! I have included a Google Slides version of this fun activity, making it perfect for flipped classrooms, distance learning, online courses, and traditional in-person classrooms.
★8 Day Lesson Plan w/ materials list
★Crime Busters Manual (w/ 8 Forensic activity printables)
★CSI Badges (your students will LOVE these)
★ Classroom Letter from Bernard the Elf
★Case Investigation PowerPoint Presentation (super cute for your kiddos)
★Printables for (bonus) Science Labs
★Digital, Google Slides, version of the activity (Google Classroom compatible)
HOMESCHOOLING? THIS ACTIVITY IS PERFECT FOR AN INQUIRY-BASED SCIENCE LESSON RIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS!