This is our RK Mysteries page from a few years ago - we are
not sure about offering this feature again as of this date. You
can check back with Dr.Splatt once we have the monitoring up and
February - 2005
Are Bringing Back the Dr. Splatt and Ms.Roadrash Mystery Contest!
We will be posting the first "mystery" for this year within
the next week or so. Please check this page or read the postings
to our message
My students have written essays (in the past 7
years) about the adventures of Dr. Splatt and Ms Roadrash. (Ms.
Roadrash is a geography teacher) They are traveling around the world
and encounter roadkill or a hapless animal that has been involved
in a terrible situation.The essays will be posted and it is up to
your students to figure out where Dr. Splatt and Ms.Roadrash are
located and what animal they ran over or found dead in a certain
1. To Join: Sign-up by sending an email message to Dr.
Splatt with your full name, school, grade, city/town.
Dr. Splatt will acknowledge your request by sending you a welcome
message. There will be four mysteries for this year and our
first mystery will be posted at the start of the project-February 28,
2. Download the current essay from the web page and distribute
the mystery to your students. You may incorporate this as part of
your curricula or assign this as an extra credit project.
3. Send your answers via email to email@example.com
Once the deadline is up for the particular mystery then all the
correct answers will be sent back for your review. Answers
will not be posted on the web page
These essays are a great way to incorporate geography, social science,
language arts and science into your curricula. There is no cost
to join this mystery contest and the school that wins will be posted
on our web page.
Note: We have had a few requests to make the RoadKill
Mysteries available as PDF files so we will accomodate this. If
you need help with PDF files see our "help
page" for instructions. Enjoy!