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This activity has been created with minimal materials, thereby making it an ideal experience for the student to work on at home with family members. By extending this experience beyond the classroom, you use classroom time to pool results, discuss findings, develop inquiry, while exploiting an out-of-school interaction. However, if you wish to perform all parts in class, you should consider extending this beyond one class period to offer a reasonable amount of time to engage in rich inquiry.
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CURRICULUM LINKS
 Math:

 Averaging, pattern recognition, probability
 Brain functions, memory, sensory input

 Biology:
 Brain functions, memory, sensory input
 
NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS

 Science As Inquiry
 5-8:
 
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry,
 Understandings about scientific inquiry
 Unifying Concepts and Processes

 5-8:
 Evidence, models and explanation
 Order and organization

 9-12:
 Evidence, models and explanation
 Order and organization
 Life Science
 5-8:
 Structure and Function in Living Systems;
 Diversity and Adaptations of Organisms.

 

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