Bringing Science to the Kids

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When you volunteer at a linguistics booth for kids at a science conference, you never know who you’ll meet. Kathryn Campbell-Kibler met a third-grade girl who made up her own language. “She got a piece of paper and wrote out the symbols in her made-up language,” Campbell-Kibler said. “One of the things that struck me was that she had dots that indicated whether you read the text forward, backward or up or down. It was amazing.”

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When you volunteer at a linguistics booth for kids at a science conference, you never know who you’ll meet.

Kathryn Campbell-Kibler met a third-grade girl who made up her own language.

“She got a piece of paper and wrote out the symbols in her made-up language,” Campbell-Kibler said. “One of the things that struck me was that she had dots that indicated whether you read the text forward, backward or up or down. It was amazing.”

Read more https://news.osu.edu/news/2018/03/02/bringing-science-to-the-kids

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Content type: Rss
Published: Wednesday, Mar. 07 2018, 10:00am
Imported: Wednesday, Mar. 07 2018, 11:38am
Channel: Outreach and Engagement News
Entity: Office of Outreach and Engagement

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