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Primary Schools (KS2)

Illusions Activity Pack

Explore the tricks our brain plays on us every day with these fun illusions.

This activity pack includes worksheets to help your students make two different illusions-

a thaumotrope and a floating present.

Share your results and send us any questions with #CuriosityCorner - we will do our best to answer them and the best may be made into a video!

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Secondary Schools (KS4-5)

Learning and Memory Lesson Plan

Help your students revise by understanding how learning happens in the brain, with science-based tricks to improve recall and retention.

Why do we all remember things slightly differently and how accurate really are our memories? Through a series of small group activities we explore these topics and more, finishing with 10 top tips to improve revision skills.

If you liked these resources, check out our interactive science shows and workshops or read our brain science based tips to boost learning and memory on the Braintastic! Science blog