This Don't Be Nerve-Ous activity & project also includes:
Read with your human biology buffs about habituation, the diminishing physiological response to a repeated stimulus. Then send them home to carry out this experiment in determining where the socks on their feet end! To wrap up the assignment, have them write a paragraph about this phenomenon and how it might be a beneficial adaptation.
- An enriching exercise to assign during a unit on the nervous system
- Language and appeal is appropriate for middle schoolers