Experiment with linkages in this SciGirls activity challenging students to design a shadow puppet with moving parts and use it to tell a story. The tradition of using shadow puppets to tell stories dates back thousands of years, making it one of the oldest forms of motion-picture storytelling. Shadow puppet theater originated in India and China, where the tradition lives on today. Shadow puppets are often used to convey culturally important stories, such as myths, legends, folklore, and religious stories.
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