Schizophrenia Teacher Resources
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Students research about the key symptoms of Schizophrenia. In this psychology lesson, students role play a psychologist who's evaluating a patient showing Schizophrenic symptoms. They experience life from the patient's point of view using an online virtual program.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 10 Views 38 Downloads
Lesson: Double Album: Pick up the Right Things
Kids consider contemporary art as a forum for modern culture. They engage in a discussion about poetry and art that expresses feelings of surrealism and schizophrenia. They then create a collection of material objects and compose a paper describing the process of curating objects.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
The Schizophrenia Experience
Students explore the internet world of Second Life and discover the symptoms, causes, and treatments of schizophrenia. In this schizophrenia lesson plan, students have a discussion about the condition, and write a 1 page paper about it.
9th - Higher Ed Science 8 Views 22 Downloads
Students, in groups, research one of the following: Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder, Schizophrenia, and any other disorders that seem appropriate.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 88 Downloads
There is an important distinction between the bacteria that most students recognize as having a negative impact, and those that live in a symbiotic relationship with us. Sal looks at the mechanisms by which bacteria accumulate variation and also how they impact our lifestyle and behavior.
18 mins 9th - 12th Science 24 Views 56 Downloads
Identical Twins, Identical Fates?
Can different personal experiences affect our genes? Find out in an intriguing case study about one twin who is diagnosed with mental illness and her identical twin who fears she may suffer the same fate. Designed for college-level biology or genetics, the first few pages could definitely be used in a regular high school biology class while examining heredity.
9th - Higher Ed Science 8 Views 14 Downloads
Are the Voices in the Genes - Schizophrenia
Meet Keefy the Clown, a man afflicted with the mental illness, schizophrenia. The short film reveals that scientists are narrowing down genetic markers for this heartbreaking disease. After viewing, biology learners take on a very challenging activity in which they read a pedigree chart and connect the information to puzzles representing the genetic makeup of persons in the family.
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science 11 Views 8 Downloads
Students consider the goals of a treatment plan for persons who have had the way they think, feel, or behave changed because of mental illness. PET images are utilized to support the evidence of changes in the activity and functioning of the brain.
4th - 6th Science 4 Views 15 Downloads
New Review What Types of Punishment are Constitutional?
How does society punish criminal behaviors, and what constitutes "cruel and unusual punishment"? This is a valuable conversation to have with your class members, and here you'll find a variety of resources to help support you in this process, including text from a magazine article titled Are Prisons Driving Prisoners Mad?
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Crossing the Synaptic Gap
As part of a unit on the chemistry of the brain, thinkers learn how chemicals work to transmit messages between individual neurons and how controlled substances impact the synaptic cleft. They do so by playing a dice-and-card game in which the numbers that appear on the dice represent the number of incoming signals and the number of signals inhibited by drugs.
5th - 10th Science 45 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Toward a New Understanding of Mental Illness
We know that as a result of early detection and intervention, we are able to make great strides in treating common diseases; however, this is not yet the case in the realm of mental illness. Explore this query with your class and touch upon such topics as bio-medical research, chronic mental disorders, and the complexity of the human brain.
13 mins 9th - 12th Science 10 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Light Switch for Neurons
Hear Ed Boyden, an MIT neuroscientist, divulge how the brain processes light and how he has succeeded in curing blindness in mice. There is a brighter future for many humans suffering blindness as prosthetic eyes are developed! Inspire advanced anatomy or biology classes with this lecture.
18 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science 4 Views 3 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Drugs, Risks and the Nervous System
In cooperative groups, middle schoolers contemplate the probability of 18 different situations occurring. After they make predictions, they compare them to the actual risk factors. This eye-opening exercise demonstrates that the odds of problems related to drug use are greater than the odds of many other events.
5th - 10th Science 97 Views 83 Downloads
The Health Triangle
What else does physical health include besides exercise and nutrition? How can I support my mental health? Does social health just refer to relationships with friends? How are all of these questions vital to the body's overall efficiency and well being?
6th - 12th Health 191 Views 148 Downloads
Abnormal Psychology Project
Working in groups of three, teams select a psychological disorder from the provided list, research the disorder, and then craft a brochure (the kind one would find in a doctor's office), a PowerPoint presentation, and create a fractured fairy tale that illustrates the disorder.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 Downloads
Psychology Concept Maps
This 18-page document lists the primary topics and concepts related to a variety of psychology subjects, from personality and memory to neuroscience and cognition. For a quick synopsis of subtopics, or perhaps to determine a topic for a research project, consider using this detailed printable.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 28 Downloads