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What does a secret agent really do? After reading an article, students discover the connection between intelligence and espionage. Using the Internet, they will research the history and motivations of intelligence agencies throughout the world. They also will participate in a mock United Nations conference to discuss the relevance of government intelligence in the 21st century.
Students analyze monthly sea surface temperature data from the Pacific Ocean to determine if the period is an El Nino or a normal year. They recognize signs to see if there are any patterns that signal either occurrence. Satellite images are interpreted and conclusions are drawn from various maps.
Students evaluate a forensic mystery involving an archaeological find. They view a video presentation of an investigation of skeleton that was buried and recently found in Illinois as well as the investigation of an ancient mummy found in Peru. They compare the methods used for each investigation and write a background story for one of the investigations.