The following activity is part of a series we’re creating to support students, teachers, and caregivers, during this unprecedented time. Read more about the project here. If you try this activity with your student(s), we’d love to see what you do. Share your journey...
Giving the brain something to puzzle through is good mental exercise anytime, especially now when our learners’ brains might be beginning to miss the daily stimulation of a face-to-face classroom.
Learners start to internalize our new norms about appropriate social distance by finding objects and spaces that are six feet long.
In this activity, learners choose something to observe, and collect data over a period of days or weeks on how it changes and grows, and perhaps transforms.
Even if your local park is off limits, a walk down the street can be good for the intellect and imagination. This activity offers ways to turn that walk into a learning experience.