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+ Life in a drop of water Pond Safari
+ Ted Talk: Edith Widder The Weird, Wonderful World of Bioluminescence _of_bioluminescence
+ Diversity of Pond Life uk.org.uk/mag/indexmag.html?http://www.microscopy- uk.org.uk/mag/wimsmall/smal1.html
+ Fun tricks to help you remember! Memory Tricks
+ Memory Game I will read 16 words. When I finish, write down as many as you can remember.
+ Memory Game Now, give yourself a “1” for these words: pen, love, toast, basket, restaurant, dog, pain, ask Give yourself a “2” for these words: love, teacher, know, table, hungry, notebook, find, went How many “1”s? How many “2”s?
+ Memory Game Did you have more 1’s than 2’s? Our minds tend to remember the first few items in a series and the last few.
+ Remembering for Tests Read for no more than 30 min at one time. Take 5 min breaks, get a drink, snack, stretch, get your blood moving After 25 min of reading, review for a few minutes and then take the break. Remembering stuff from textbooks:
+ Remembering for Tests 1st learn the definition word for word (flashcards). 2nd know the meaning of each word in the definition. 3rd restate the definition in your own words. 4th give a fact or example from their text or lecture. Vocabulary
+ Remembering for Tests Negative self concept - if you think you will forget, then you will! Disuse - use it or lose it Changed cues - study the material in different ways Rote memorization vs understanding Sleep on it - go over material just before bed (unless you are too tired) Why we forget:
+ Memory Tricks Words made up of first letters of other words - works for a list of things. HOMES = 5 great lakes ROY G. BIV = colors of the rainbow Nicer Drums = 10 organ systems Acronyms
+ Memory Tricks Sentence where the first letter of each word represents something important. EGBDF - Every good boy does fine - lines on music staff KPCOFGS - Kindly purchase cookies only from girl scouts (taxonomy) Acrostics
+ Memory Tricks 5 qualities of good mental pictures =SPACE 1) Stupid - the weirder the picture, the more likely you are to remember 2) Play on words - imagine a hen for when 3) Action - draws attention 4) Clear (vivid and not confusing) 5) Easy to see Mental Pictures
+ Memory Tricks Good use - remember peoples names Sandy Campbell - think of a picture when you hear Sandy & place next to her face. Sand covered face, castle on her head etc Campbell = soup or break it up with Camp & Bell Mental Pictures
+ Memory Tricks Keraunophobia - know the second part (phobia = fear of something) 1st step: similar sound Kerauno sounds like crayon, carryon, Karen 2nd step: cue - sentence that helps you learn the def Karen is afraid of lightning Keraunophobia means fear of lightning Similar Sound Cue Technique
+ Memory Tricks Create an acronym or acrostic that follows a specific order. My Car Usually Needs Ice Wipers Exact Locations
+ Technology to Help You Study Study Blue – can add pictures, set up cards on your computer Quizlet Flashcard Apps
+ Technology to Help You Study Organize notes, pictures, webpages, recordings etc. Available on any device – syncs Webclipper Add on that allows you to mark up a webpage. Evernote
+ Technology to Help You Study Available for iOS and Mac. Organize your schedule and keep track of your grades. iStudiez
+ Technology to Help You Study Great notetaking app. Can store notes, recorded lectures, pictures etc. Keep track of your schedule and assignments. No grade tracking feature. InClass
+ Technology to Help You Study Allows you to store all of your files in the cloud – have access to them on any computer! Easy to get more free storage space. Share files https://www.dropbox.com/ Dropbox
+ Technology to Help You Study Google drive is similar to dropbox. Allows you to store files in the cloud and access anywhere. Share files. https://drive.google.com/a/hartnell.ed u/#my-drive https://drive.google.com/a/hartnell.ed u/#my-drive Google Drive Google Calendar
+ Technology to Help You Study There are many anatomy apps available for all platforms. Your instructors will probably have suggestions on which ones are best. Examples: https://play.google.com/store/apps/ details?id=com.hssn.anatomyfree&hl =en https://play.google.com/store/apps/ details?id=com.hssn.anatomyfree&hl =en https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hu man-anatomy- atlas/id ?mt=8 https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hu man-anatomy- atlas/id ?mt=8 tml tml Collection of Apps ed-apps/353-the-best-iphone- apps-for-anatomy-students ed-apps/353-the-best-iphone- apps-for-anatomy-students Anatomy Apps