Visit Your Local PBS Station PBS Home PBS Home Programs A-Z TV Schedules Watch Video Donate Shop PBS Search PBS
Scientific Frontiers Logo
TV Schedule
Alan Alda
For Educators
Previous Shows
Future Shows
Special Features

The Intimate Machine
Friendly CharactersAlpha WolfGetting to Know UsLeonardo the Lovable
  Teaching Guide
Activity 2: Grades 5-8
Making Faces


Image of Face Making an Expression

Activity
Answers
National Science
Standards and
Curriculum Links
Print version (PDF)
Main Menu
Help
 


Questions

  1. Which expression did the other team most easily identify? Why?
    (Accept all reasonable answers)
  2. Can changing a single facial feature produce six distinct facial expressions?
    (Accept all reasonable answers)
  3. Based upon your results, which one facial feature seems the most significant in communicating expression? Can you suggest reasons for its significance?
    (Accept all reasonable answers)

 

 
© 1990-2002 The Chedd-Angier Production Company, Inc. All rights reserved.
 

Teaching guide Science hotline video trailer Resources Contact Search Homepage