## iCAME, iSAW, iCONQUERED... with an iPhone4

_Inductive Reasoner: Geometry, like much of science and
mathematics, was developed partly as a result of people recognizing and
describing patterns. You use inductive reasoning when you find a pattern
in specific cases and then write a conjecture for the general case.
Remember that to show a conjecture is true, you must show that it is
true for all cases. You can show that a conjecture is false, however,
by simply finding one counterexample. (A counterexample is a specific
case for which the conjecture is false.) Your job will be to research
similar cases and make a conjecture about the murder of Wanda the
actuary.

## Step 1: Prepare

Materials needed:

Individually Review in your Detective's Textbook (Geometry Textbook)

- Class Textbook
- iSPY Notebook
- Pen or Pencil
- Who's Who? Information
- 1 iphone4 (laptop computer ^_^)

Individually Review in your Detective's Textbook (Geometry Textbook)

- and complete p. 77 #32, 34 in your iSPY notebook

## Step 2: Plan (If you fail to plan, then you plan to fail. Be a CONQUEROR.)

Remember that you are a detective. Here you need to get information, without giving yours away.

GOALS for the iSPY Expert team: (Keep in mind that you want to keep information to yourself. You don't want the other groups to get your next job.)

Individually, write in your iSPY notebook:

Develop a list of questions, that you need to know in order to make good conjectures and complete inductive reasoning about the Cabin Fever Murder.

Things and questions to look at when developing your own questions:

GOALS for the iSPY Expert team: (Keep in mind that you want to keep information to yourself. You don't want the other groups to get your next job.)

Individually, write in your iSPY notebook:

Develop a list of questions, that you need to know in order to make good conjectures and complete inductive reasoning about the Cabin Fever Murder.

Things and questions to look at when developing your own questions:

- Who's Who? information
- What is a conjecture?
- What is inductive reasoning?
- What is a counterexample?
- How does inductive reasoning differ from deductive reasoning?

## Step 3: Gather

Gather the information that your team decided you needed to collect. Use the online resource listed below, as well as your textbook resource.

Complete research on inductive reasoning by visiting the following website. Jot down your notes in your iSPY notebook.

Inductive Reasoning: http://changingminds.org/disciplines/argument/types_reasoning/induction.htm

Make sure that the information that what you write down will be useful for your group.

1. What are the four stages of inference? Explain them.

2. In an argument, you might.... (pick 2 of the 4 options and write them in your iSPY notebook.

3. Inductive argments can include... (pick 1 that fits the murder mystery, and explain why you picked it.)

4. Say this... Not this... (give an example, then make up your own.)

Analyze the Who's Who? information.

Discuss and write down the pertinent information from the descriptions given.

Use the graphic organizer provided: Tree Flow Chart

Complete research on inductive reasoning by visiting the following website. Jot down your notes in your iSPY notebook.

Inductive Reasoning: http://changingminds.org/disciplines/argument/types_reasoning/induction.htm

Make sure that the information that what you write down will be useful for your group.

1. What are the four stages of inference? Explain them.

2. In an argument, you might.... (pick 2 of the 4 options and write them in your iSPY notebook.

3. Inductive argments can include... (pick 1 that fits the murder mystery, and explain why you picked it.)

4. Say this... Not this... (give an example, then make up your own.)

Analyze the Who's Who? information.

Discuss and write down the pertinent information from the descriptions given.

Use the graphic organizer provided: Tree Flow Chart

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## Step 4: Information Organization

In your iSPY notebook.

Develop 3 conjectures based on the information from the suspects to bring to your group.

Remember keep yours to yourself. Sleuthing can be harder than it seems.

Develop 3 conjectures based on the information from the suspects to bring to your group.

Remember keep yours to yourself. Sleuthing can be harder than it seems.

## Step 5: Prepare for Work with Home Team

Prepare the information you will take back to your team.

Make sure you have:

Make sure you have:

- iSPY notebooks
- inductive reasoning notes
- Tree Flow Chart
- Your 3 unique conjectures