Nerves Study: Sense of Touch Study Using Braille

Nerves Study: Sense of Touch Study Using Braille
Nerves Study: Sense of Touch Study Using Braille
Nerves Study: Sense of Touch Study Using Braille
Nerves Study: Sense of Touch Study Using Braille
Nerves Study: Sense of Touch Study Using Braille
Nerves Study: Sense of Touch Study Using Braille
Nerves Study: Sense of Touch Study Using Braille
Nerves Study: Sense of Touch Study Using Braille
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Product Description

What kind of information can you get from your sense of touch? Why are fingers used to read Braille? Students make their own secret code and see if their classmates can read what they wrote.

Questions Answered:

  • What kind of information can you get from your sense of touch?
  • Why are fingers used to read Braille?

Topics Addressed:

  • Blind individuals can read using a series of raised dots
  • Sensitive fingertips allow humans to read Braille

Materials Needed

dull pencil, tee shirt or tea towel

Preparation Time

none

Teaching Time

About 20–30 minutes, longer with included writing assignment

Other resources

Click here to see companion curricular pieces:

Bones, Muscles, & Nerves Collection

Answer Key

Yes! Plus extensive teacher notes address the many questions that come up. You shouldn’t have to do outside research on this topic unless you want to. Specific charts and graphic organizers have keys.

Target Audience

Middle School Students, Ages 11-14

Student Sheets

  • Scaffolded writing prompts & lab reporting
  • Diagrams for labeling

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Copyright © Carolyn Balch. All rights reserved by the author. This product is to be used by the original downloader only. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. Intended for classroom and personal use ONLY.

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7 pages
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Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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