Neuroscience Teacher Resources
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The Making of the Fittest: Evolving Switches, Evolving Bodies
How did the stickleback fish, which was once ocean bound, evolve to be able to persist in freshwater lakes? Hear from the scientists who identified the genes and related switches that allowed these survivors to adapt. In addition to the...
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Survival of the Fittest - Variations in the Clam Species Clamys sweetus
It's not often that you come across a clever laboratory activity that is both imaginative and comprehensive! Using M&M's and Reese's peanut butter candies to represent two different clam species, young biologists test for "relative...
9th - 12th Science
Fiction or Nonfiction? Considering the Common Core's Emphasis on Informational Text
Nothing aids in comprehension more than an explanation and understanding of why things are done. Address why the Common Core requires the reading percentages that it established and analyze how this affects your readers. Learners read...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
What Percentage of Your Brain Do You Use?
Have you heard that humans only use about 10 percent of their brains? Well, don't believe it! After describing the tremendous amount of energy needed to power our 86 billion densely packed neurons, the narrator also explains how our...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science
Classroom Activities: Stem Cells and Diabetes
A multi-faceted activity immerses AP biologists into the world of the stem cell. Using PowerPoint presentations, you introduce your class to diabetes and the possibility of finding cures through stem cell research. Online animations and...
9th - Higher Ed Science
New Review When Good People Do Bad Things
Does belonging to a group make people more likely to harm others outside the group? After reading Ann Trafton's article, class members consider what researchers have discovered about why ". . .Good People Do Bad Things."
11th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Reading Comprehension Practice: Nonfiction Text
Students practice their reading comprehension. In this reading comprehension lesson, students read or listen to a nonfiction article about meditation. This lesson includes discussion questions and comprehension questions.
5th - 7th English Language Arts
Multicultural Science Education: Myths, Legends, and Moon Phases
Students listen to a Native American moon myth before observing a teacher demonstration showing the phases of the moon and they follow along with a styrofoam ball. They write an original moon myth. They work through the phases of the...
4th - 5th English Language Arts
Phineas Gage: Concept Analysis
Prepare for teaching Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science with this written analysis of the book. The analysis includes a summary, considerations for teachers, project ideas, and a list of additional resources that...
6th - 8th English Language Arts