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The highlight of this series is activitiy #4. Anatomy pupils examine slides of three unknown cells. With the function of the nervous system in mind, they consider the structure of each and try to guess which one is part of that system. In other activities, they examine the nervous system of earthworm and grasshopper specimens, or they study drawings of different animal nervous systems. The drawings unfortunately aren't included in this resource; however, they can be accessed through the National Science Teachers Association website.
Twenty-six pages of biology questions, mostly in multiple-choice form, are included in the all-encompassing New York State Regents exam. It assesses every topic typically covered in a high-school biology course. Create your own answer sheet and use this as your final exam, or get ideas from it for questions to create your own.
Human biology beginners label colorful diagrams of the neuron, the reflex pathway, and the brain. They list steps in the action potential process, and describe several different neurotransmitters. This activity guides learners through an all-inclusive investigation of the human nervous system.
For this inhalant abuse worksheet, students read about a study conducted on inhalant abusers and their brains. Students read about the results of the study and the findings. They answer 2 questions about the study and indicate the areas of the brain affected by the inhalants and how the scientists came to conclusions about the changes in the brains of the inhalant users.
Are you nervous about teaching the nervous system to your beginning biologists? Worry no more! This PowerPoint provides a note-taking guide and diagrams of the neuron and the brain. Viewers will walk away with a clear understanding of the structure and function of nerve cells, the brain, and the overall nervous system.
Students discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness lesson, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This lesson includes a project an assessment, web resources, and worksheets.
Students explore human anatomy by completing a list of activities over five days. In this brain science lessons, students examine images of brains and identify the different parts. Students complete an in-class quiz regarding brain anatomy and conduct a model building activity.
Students explore the human brain and nervous system. In this brain awareness lesson, students examine specific terms with regards to the human brain. Students discover the brain's structure and function and how it functions as the body's control center. Students complete a multiple choice quiz on brain anatomy.