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Protect That BRAIN!

Protect That BRAIN!

This activity demonstrates the importance of wearing a helmet to protect the brain. An egg is used to symbolize a head with the shell as the skull and the inside of the egg as the brain. One egg is dropped onto a newspaper and breaks open. A second egg is dropped, but this egg wears a "helmet" made out of paper, Styrofoam or other materials to cushion the egg's fall. Learners can participate in constructing safety helmets for the egg or simply...

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