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Brainsmart mini memory animation - stalagmite or stalactite?

Brainsmart mini memory animation - stalagmite or stalactite?
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Key Info
  • Brainsmart mini memory animation - stalagmite or stalactite?
  • Duration: 00:44
  • Which goes up and which goes down? This light-hearted animation demonstrates how to remember the difference between a stalagmite and a stalactite. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    PSHE

       Topic:

    Skills and Tutorial

  • Keywords: Brainsmart, brain, memory, success, stalagmite, stalactite
Ideas for use in class
  • BBC Brainsmart Memory Minis show how to use rhymes, wordplay, mnemonics and fun to remember nuggets of information from Henry VIII and his wives to wiring a plug. Once your class have fully understood what a mnemonic is, encourage them to create their own memory mnemonics: bbc.co.uk/brainsmart/memory/.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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