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    In this activity (7th activity on the page), learners use their sense of touch to identify mystery objects hidden in socks. Learners guess what is inside by touching and feeling the object on the...

    free Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    Use this activity (10th on the page) to help learners explore memory and how sometimes your brain makes up its own memories. Learners will read and try to remember the words in list #1. Five...

    free Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (6th on the page), learners investigate how photoreceptors in the eye (rods and cones) "adapt" to low light conditions. Learners sort similar bottle caps in a well-lit...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (3rd on the page), learners investigate circadian rhythms by examining how well people do with estimating time. In order to explore the question, "Do people have built in...

    free Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    This is a quick and simple demonstration about reflexes (second activity on the page). During a discussion about the brain and nervous system, the educator slams a book on a table to create a loud...

    free Ages 4 - 18 Under 5 minutes
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    In this activity (2nd on the page), learners conduct a series of tests to find out which foot is more dominant. In other words, are they right-footed or left-footed? Learners work in pairs and...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (14th activity on the page) about the sense of touch, learners examine if it is easier or harder to identify an object if they move their hands over it. Working in pairs, one...

    free Ages 4 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (9th activity on the page), learners work in pairs to see how their perception of touch differs from reality. One learner uses a pen/marker to mark a point on the skin of another...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (12th activity on the page), learners conduct an experiment to demonstrate how muscles are constantly feeding information to the brain about what they are doing. Two identical...

    free Ages 8 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity (4th on the page), learners conduct a series of tests to find out which of their ears is more dominant. In other words, do they prefer to use their right or left ear to complete...

    free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes

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