Peripheral Nervous System Teacher Resources
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Drawing Upon Our Five Senses
Students observe and create artistic representations, technological images, and scientific diagrams. They explore the five senses, the structure and function of the corresponding organs, and how the senses are connected to the human brain.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 44 Downloads
The Mind-Body Connection
Second graders learn about the human body. In this biology lesson plan, 2nd graders will begin with the basics of understanding charts and graphs and progress into units that cover the body systems, and mental and emotional health. Students will learn how their daily choices effect their bodies.
2nd Science 42 Views 150 Downloads
The Aquatic Environment
Fifth graders focus on the various types of fish living in different water environments. In groups, they research the different methods used to fish and participate in experiments to determine the effects of mercury on fish, the environment and the people who consume the food.
5th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
NEURONS, BRAIN CHEMISTRY, AND NEUROTRANSMISSION
Students examine the hierarchical organization of the brain, neuron, and synapse; explain the sequence of events involved in communication at the synapse; and that synaptic transmission involves neurotransmitters.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 77 Downloads
Find out just how enticing learning about neurons can be by creating models with sugar cookies, icing, and candy. With great background information for you and an easy procedure for the kids, studying cells has never been more fun or mouth-watering!
6th - 8th Science 10 Views 17 Downloads
Prescription Drug Abuse Series "Changes for Life"
Young scholars discover the affects of prescription drug abuse. In this drug awareness activity, students use a scripted series of scenes for a play to understand facts and data concerning addiction in individuals and society. This activity includes a project an assessment, web resources, and worksheets.
7th - 10th Health 37 Views 208 Downloads
How Inhalant Abuse Damages the Brain
In 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.
7th - 10th Science 5 Views 67 Downloads
Anatomy of the Brain
Learners explore human anatomy by completing a quiz. In this brain lesson plan, students read assigned text which discusses the different elements of the human brain and how they are used in everyday experiences. Learners answer a multiple choice quiz on brain anatomy.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 116 Downloads
Brain Awareness Week
Students explore the brain. In this science instructional activity, students create a model of the brain and discuss steps taken in order to protect the brain. Students design a container that would protect the brain from injury. Students discuss the parts of the nervous system and view a neuron.
3rd - 8th Science 12 Views 49 Downloads
Experimentation with Teratogens on Zebrafish
High schoolers compare mitosis and meiosis with regard to chromosome number in parent cells versus daughter cells, types of cells produced, total number of cells produced, and the number of divisions. In groups, identify and differentiate the major characteristics of vertebrate development and explain the relationships among the number of eggs, methods of fertilization, and rates of embryonic development as related to species survival.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 13 Downloads