For October 1, 2006: Just for fun, test your visual memory at the Droodles and Memory page at the Exploratorium's Web site. Your job is to try to remember the droodles named with made up words. On a virtual white board, you draw what you remember, then compare your drawings with the originals.
This activity is only one segment of a larger exhibit on Memory. How does a sheep's brain compare to a human brain? What is your earliest memory? Listen to recordings of those who tell stories about their earliest memories. Look at an artist's paintings from memory and compare them to the photograph of the scene. Have your students ponder the secrets of memory at this engaging site.
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