ERIC Number: EJ312614
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Early Adolescence: The Great String Drop.
Leyden, Michael, Ed.
Science and Children, v22 n4 p116-18 Jan 1985
Provides guidelines for simple acceleration experiments with string and attached weights as a means to stimulate the reticular activating system (RAS) of the human brain. Several methods (discrepant events, curiosity, choices, and doubt) are suggested for promoting RAS high-level thought. String drop experiments provide concrete experiences with abstract ideas. (DH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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