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Other

Description:

Learners create a tool to measure how well they grip a wet object when their fingers are smooth versus wrinkly. Are smooth or wrinkly fingers better at holding on to the object? Learners can also watch a video that explores what causes fingers to wrinkle after a long soak in the tub and suggests that wrinkly fingers might improve our ability to handle wet objects.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

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Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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