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December 8th, 2011

The Crow Creativity Activity

The Kids’ Science Challenge continues to bring creative thinking to kids nationwide.  Check out these imaginative kids in Virginia Beach, VA.  Their teacher, Pam Northam, modified the Crow Creativity Activity by using materials found in their science lab such as the Erlenmeyer flask instead of a clear tube, and attached candy to a loop of tape instead of a basket (since the neck was too small). Students were given the opportunity to chose everyday objects to use, and no instruction other than to get the candy out without lifting the flask. You can see from the photos what a great time they had with this activity.  They also watched the video clip research with the actual crows, and we did some comparative anatomy with human and bird brains.  What are you doing with your students to learn more about the KSC topics?

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