Classroom Activities: Mirror-Tracing Activity

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What does it take to train your brain? Learners explore the question as they experiment with their own memory and motor skills. They attempt to trace an object using a mirror and then score their results over several trials. They then use their data along with the class data to make conclusions about the memory function of the brain.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Use different shapes with each group to allow for comparison of data
  • Have learners choose a variable to test such as gender or age
Classroom Considerations
  • Allow time to prepare materials prior to the activity
  • The publisher provides additional activities to continue exploring the topic
  • Offers suggestions to help run the activity smoothly
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