Good fear is helpful, bad fear stifles creativity. After a thorough discussion about the differences, your students will understand that some fear is unhealthy and causes stagnation and mediocrity.
After reading a piece of literature to cement the concept, your students will collaboratively build a chain reaction device that will leave you all in the dark! But you're surely not afraid of the dark....
Follow up the hands-on challenge with a great TED Talk to help the kiddos "take it home".
All Mindwinders include:
**A thorough and thoughtful essay to ponder
**Suggested literature (this one has suggested video too)
**A fun, teamwork-boosting hands-on challenge to problem-solve
**Opportunities for a complete debrief