How does it work?

Do you remember Walkmans? Most of my students are probably too young to have had them, but you may have seen them around your house growing up. Have a look at some younger kids reacting to the technology:

(via Rolling Stone)

Writing prompts:

  • Did you have a Walkman? Did your parents? Did you have an MD player? A portable CD player? What do you use to listen to music now? How do you download it?
  • Watch another video from the “React” series by the Fine Brothers, and explain what you saw and what you think.
  • If you have a sibling or cousin who’s much younger than you are, see if you can find a gadget that you think they won’t “get” (check with your parents and grandparents, maybe), and do a similar “react” experiment.

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