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The Sciences

December 2004

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Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

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Pencil and paper

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Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

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3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

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header_materials.gif
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Pencil and paper

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header_steps.gif
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Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

dec04-g1-pic1.jpg

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

spacer_1px.gif
header_materials.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Pencil and paper

spacer_1px.gif
header_steps.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

dec04-g1-pic1.jpg

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

spacer_1px.gif
header_materials.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Pencil and paper

spacer_1px.gif
header_steps.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

dec04-g1-pic1.jpg

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

spacer_1px.gif
header_materials.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Pencil and paper

spacer_1px.gif
header_steps.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

dec04-g1-pic1.jpg

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

spacer_1px.gif
header_materials.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Pencil and paper

spacer_1px.gif
header_steps.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

dec04-g1-pic1.jpg

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

spacer_1px.gif
header_materials.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Pencil and paper

spacer_1px.gif
header_steps.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

dec04-g1-pic1.jpg

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

spacer_1px.gif
header_materials.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Pencil and paper

spacer_1px.gif
header_steps.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

dec04-g1-pic1.jpg

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

Measuring Creativity

Is there a way to measure creativity? Can you test for moments of genius? Are there questioning strategies that access higher thinking skills as opposed to assessing basic memory feats? You be the judge. In this activity, you’ll take a creative genius test.

spacer_1px.gif
header_materials.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Pencil and paper

spacer_1px.gif
header_steps.gif
spacer_1px.gif

Consider each object below. The actual object can be of any size. Beneath its illustration, list five different uses for this object.

dec04-g1-pic1.jpg

1. 

2. 

3. 

4. 

5. 

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