This unit promotes both the naturalist and kinesthetic intelligence. By studying different forms of cells, they are consistently seeing patterns in nature and sharing their observations with others. Given the opportunity to observe similarities and differences, these students may see things and make connections that others completely overlook. Additionally, through the hands-on activities involved in the staining of the cells and creation of pipe cleaner model, students are awakening their kinesthetic intelligence. By creating and staining cells, they are considering the physical sensations they feel during these activities. These types of activities are crucial for kinesthetic learners since the involvement of the body and physical movement is a critical part of their ability to learn.
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