Science is best taught in a hands-on manner, K-8 technology teacher Mary Beth Hertz writes in this blog post. Hertz writes about a sewing activity involving LED lights as the basis for a physics lesson. "For around $10 per student (plus fabric or other materials), they can create wearable circuits that will teach them not only about how circuits work, but also the fine motor skills involved in sewing, the planning skills associated with creating schematic diagrams, and the challenge of planning out more intricate circuits," she writes.

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