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Read Without Seeing


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    Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago

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Read Without Seeing

Learners write a message in Braille using beans to form the patterns of dots. Learners glue beans in place, and then challenge another learner to read the message. This resource includes a Braille chart.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 14

Resource Type:
Activity

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


Subjects


  • Engineering and Technology
    • Technology
      • Information and Communication
  • Life Sciences
    • Human Senses and Perception
      • Touch
  • The Nature of Technology
    • Technology and Society
      • Impacts of Technology

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves teamwork and communication skills
  • Links STEM to other topics of interest such as arts and humanities
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, ©2012

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