The BIG Little Library - CSI Alice

During National Science Week some of our Year 7 and 8 students visited our Big Little Library in Belle Vale shopping centre to take part in a crime scene investigation. The students had been called in to help discover who had stolen the Mad Hatters Hat.

The hat had been on display in the BIG Little Library as part of the 150 years celebration of Alice in Wonderland and was stolen overnight. All that was left at the scene was a footprint, fingerprints of the teapot a half-eaten bar of chocolate and a ransom note.

Students identified 4 suspects within the shopping centre and began their questioning as well as taking shoe prints, bite marks, handwriting samples and finger prints.

Upon returning to the BIG Little Library the analysis began using the techniques that they had learnt from their Science lessons.

Lynn Hughes (Science Technician), who ran the event, commented on the Students excellent attitude and conduct during the event.

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