Clay may help biology come alive for students

02/5/2009 | San Antonio Express-News

Molding clay into the shape of human organs and placing them inside a human skeleton can help students better understand the biology of their own bodies, according to a Texas teacher-training workshop. "Clay is a good teaching tool because it makes it simple for every kind of learner (to learn about the anatomy)," said health science instructor Michael Herrera, who attended the workshop. "Instead of opening a textbook, kids will be able to build the body (with clay)."

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