Making Your Life-Sized Body (Organs) - Activity Return to the Anatomy Activities Index Making Your Life-Sized Body (Organs) - Activity Anatomy Smarties 8 Colours of Fun Nestlé Australia is promoting Smarties chocolates in an integrated advertising campaign, “The 8 Colours of Fun”, aimed at children and their parents. Eight children, one for each Smarties colour, are paired with eight adult artists, commissioned to create a work of art inspired by their designated colour. The campaign is online at Facebook and YouTube. Read on for Blue, Pink, Red, Yellow, Orange, Brown, Purple and Green.
Visual Illusions Gallery : Index My first objective for these pages will be to present some illusory stimuli which are fun to view. As time permits, I will add hypertext and graphical material relevant to my research and to students who are studying sensation, perception or research methods. Some Terms and Definitions Illusions in visual perception occur when experiences, which people report, do not correspond to physical measurements of stimuli. People are often surprised when they become aware of the lack of correspondence.
A Milk Jug Skeleton is a Fun Recycled Craft Decoration for Halloween Years ago I created one of these Milk Jug Skeletons for Halloween. Just recently I was cleaning out my craft room and came across the directions again and thought I would share for those who have never seen it before. My Milk Jug Skeleton I think got lost in one of my many moves years ago and now that I have found the pattern I think I may have to create another one. This Skeleton would be a craft for an older child or adult since there is a lot of cutting involved, but it is well worth the effort. Not only does it look cool, but you are also recycling all those Gallon Milk or Water Containers into a Halloween Decoration that is sure to bring lots of conversation when the Trick or Treaters come to the door.
Bubbl.us - Web 2.0 Tools Address: Ideas (from TeachWeb2.Wikispaces): Brainstorm, Create timeline for group project management, Can be used as a pre- and post- topic assessment tool; create mindmap showing what students know before the lesson and one showing what they have learned, Mind map a book chapter or entire book instead of outlining in the traditional sense, Vocabulary lesson can be used with this, Create word webs to share with classmates who may have related words, Introduce note-taking strategies to analyze literature, Solve equations by different methods, Flow-chart style mapping of problem solving strategies, Science Processes such as Precipitation Cycle can be illustrated, Make a family tree when studying family heritage, Timeline for a specific historical period or event Getting Started Tutorial Videos
Illusions Illusions The ancient adage, "seeing is believing" may seem to hold a key to objective truth, but does it? Of course anyone can believe anything they see, but beliefs hold no requirement to objective reality, nor does seeing, by itself, necessarily point to something "out there." Moreover, seeing does not require a person to believe in what they see, as the adage seems to assert. Although vision certainly gives us information about the world, scientists now know that biological eyesight involves a complicated energy-matter and neurological network that, unfortunately, can also give us false information at times. Although our eyes detect light, only the brain can "see," and when we get caught believing what we see, we also fall prey to falsehoods.
Great Websites to Teach Anatomy of Human Body in 3D September, 2014 looking for some amazing web tools to teach human anatomy? The websites I have assorted for you below are probably among the best you can find out there. From engaging interactives to live simulations of the body system, these tools will enable your students to explore the mystery of the human body in unprecedented ways. Some of these tools provide 3D imaging of parts of the human body so students will both learn and live the experience of discovering the hidden secrets of our body. 1- Visible Body Visible Body offers students 3D anatomical models of the human body.
What if you stopped drinking water? What would actually happen to your body if you stopped drinking water, including all beverages that contain water, like juices, soft drinks, and tea? Let's just say it wouldn't be pretty - your body is made up of 60 percent water, which is reason enough to make sure you're constantly replenishing your supply. All that water works really hard to ensure that you continue functioning properly, by transporting vital nutrients and hormones to where they need to go, cushioning our joints, regulating our internal temperature, and lubricating our eyeballs.
Learning is Fun Schools should be fun. But it is quite clear that for most people their one- word description of their lives as students would probably be something quite different than "fun". One cannot read a description of any writer's time in school without hearing quite painful (and often funny) tales. For most people, school was an annoying, stressful, and sometimes painful experience. The tales that people tell when they look back fondly at school rarely have anything to do with school itself but are instead about making friends or playing on teams. When people do tell tales of school-related success, the stories are usually about cramming for the big exam, or working hard to get a grade.
Best Illusions Best Illusions include my personal top 10 hand-picked from all possible types. If you would like to see more similar illusions, don't hesitate to click the link below each of the images. All the categories are also listed in the yellow menu on the right. Cognition and behavior: Study defends mirror neuron theory of autism — Simon says: A controversial theory suggests that mirror neurons, which are activated when we mimic others, are deficient in autism. Activity in the mirror neuron system may improve with age in people who have autism, according to a study published in February in Biological Psychiatry. The finding could help resolve contradictory reports on the involvement of mirror neurons in the disorder. Mirror neurons fire when people observe the actions of others or perform these actions themselves. They may also be involved in empathy and mimicry, which are impaired in people with autism. Several studies have suggested that mirror neurons are defective in people with autism.
Music special: Five great auditory illusions - life - 24 February 2008 As part of our special issue on music, Daniel Levitin has written The Music Illusion, which looks at auditory illusions and how they can help us understand the workings of the human brain. Here we have compiled five of the most striking auditory illusions discovered so far. We had a big pool to choose from, from the mysterious quintina (fifth voice) heard in some types of throat-singing, to the saxophone break that isn't on Lady Madonna (it's actually the Beatles singing into their cupped hands - not to be confused with the actual sax solo) and the soaring guitar sound of Pink Floyd's Dave Gilmour. A Neighbor's Empathy Makes The Pain Of Grief Bearable My husband died. He wasn't young any more and was sick and weak but we weren't expecting his death to come as quickly as it did, within a few days, almost overnight. He just went away. Maybe there are worse things than a quick, quiet death.