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Hands-on Activity

Touchy Subject

Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, blindfolded students will use their sense of touch to organize materials according to texture.
Overview
Topic: Sense of Touch
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of how the sense of touch helps human beings understand and describe the world around them
  • An exploration of the range of sensitivity of the human skin
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of the sense of touch and its sensitivity in various parts of the human body.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 2 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

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