19: Can Apples Fly? | Dutch & English
One of the most famous stories ever written by Gunter Pauli, it has been translated into more than 20 languages around the world. A young, hungry mouse comes across a majestic owl sitting in an Apple tree. They have a conversation about humans and their ability to calculate gravity. The mouse turns out to be very smart and quizzes the owl to see whether he knows how the apple got UP the tree! The mouse asks "Can Apples Fly?"
This Fable is designed to assist children to think out of the box and discover, by themselves, that they need to ask different kinds of questions in order to learn more about science and nature.
This Fable was inspired by scientist Fritjof Capra who wrote the bestseller, the Tao of Physics.
Gunter's Fables are structured to include the following learning guides and categories: Did You Know, Think About It, Teachers and Parents Guide, Academic Knowledge, Emotional Intelligence, The Arts, Systems: Making the Connections, Capacity to Implement and even who the fable is inspired by!