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Educator Notes
Tickling in the Lab
Investigating the Yawn
Frozen Droplets
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You might want to "warn" the class on the day prior to this activity to be prepared to expose their feet.

Once the tickling activity is concluded, supply students with makeup remover or appropriate cosmetics to remove the arch grid.

 

Answers
Part 3 - Questions

  1. No
  2. Called the "allowable area of tickling," It was restricted to maintain the same basic area of tickling for both tickling experiences : the random and the methodical.
  3. answers will vary, some will find the sensation less ticklish
  4. answers will vary, some will find the sensation even less ticklish. Since your brain knows where the movements are going, it screens out the tickle response associated with this directed stimulus.

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CURRICULUM LINKS
 Biology/Life science:
 Nervous System, Sense, Reaction to Stimuli, Behavior
 Math:
 Grids

NATIONAL SCIENCE STANDARDS (Grades 5-8)
 Science As Inquiry-Content Standard A
 Students should develop abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry,
 Students should develop an understanding about scientific inquiry
 Life Science -Content Standard C
 Students should develop an understanding of structure and function in living systems
 Students should develop an understanding of regulation and behavior
 History and Nature Of Science-Content Standard G
 Students should develop and understanding of science as a human endeavor

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