Saturday Science - Home Edition (Spring 2021)

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For those who couldn’t make it to our event, we’ve recorded videos of our lesson plans for enjoyment at home! Content is geared toward older elementary and middle school students, but learners of all ages are welcome.


If you didn't have a chance to pick up an activity kit, don't worry. Here is a list of the items you’ll need:

  • Activity 1: Test Your Touch
  • Caliper (or two pencils, a ruler, and tape as a replacement)
  • Video guide
  • Activity 2: Synapse Toss
  • Cups of various colors
  • Pom poms or beads to be tossed into the cups, matching colors if possible
  • Optional: tape to fasten the cups to a sheet of paper
  • Video guide
  • Activity 3: Sneaky Senses
  • Jelly beans, fruit snacks, or any other snack with multiple flavors”
  • Video guide

And you can find activity printouts here.




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Saturday Science is brought to you by Columbia's Zuckerman Institute in partnership with BioBus and Columbia University Neuroscience Outreach, with support from the National Science Foundation's NeuroNex Award DBI-1707398, Apple Bank, and the Dana Foundation's Brain Awareness Week programming.

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