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    University of Washington
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    In this activity (1st activity on the page), learners explore their sense of taste and the structure of the tongue by taste-testing various foods. Learners dip toothpicks in various solutions of...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (1st on the page), learners explore circadian rhythms by keeping track of their body temperature. Learners measure their temperature using a standard oral thermometer every two...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 4 to 24 hours
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    In this activity, learners investigate the olfactory system by conducting several experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners find that the ability to detect an odor decreases with...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 11 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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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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    In this activity (on page 134 of the PDF), learners explore reaction time. Learners will discover that reaction time can vary even for the same individual and that a disruption in an individual&...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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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, learners discover that the human brain is highly adaptable. Learners try to toss beanbags at a target while wearing prism goggles. Learners collect and interpret data and then...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity related to the famous "Stroop Effect," learners explore how words influence what we see and how the brain handles "mixed messages." Learners read colored words...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners investigate the touch sensory system and discover how to plan and carry out their own experiments. In "CLASS EXPERIMENT," learners find that the ability to tell...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    In this activity about the brain and sleep (on page 138 of the PDF), learners measure their resting breathing rates. Learners will discover that breathing frequencies vary amongst individuals. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes

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