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Final Exam Practice - General Biology
A 17-page practice final exam for a college-level introductory biology course is contained in this resource. Matching and short answer questions cover every topic that you would expect to teach during an advanced biology course including DNA and general genetics, enzyme activity, protein structure, nerve impulses, metabolic pathways, and more.
Higher Ed Science
The Chemical Mind
"It's all about the neurons, baby!" Part 3 of the 13-video course on psychology focuses on how body chemistry influences thinking and behavior. The structure and functions of neurons, synapses, and hormones, and the special importance of the pituitary gland in how the nervous systems and endocrine systems work together, are the focus of this presentation.
10 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts
Literary Elements Advance Organizer
Make a poster of this Literary Elements Organizer and post it in your classroom to remind class members of the various aspects of the elements of characterization, setting, conflict and theme. Links to this and other organizers are provided.
4th - 8th English Language Arts
In order to access all parts of this resource, you need Agent Sheet software; without this software, you may still be able to do these activities, but the Word document is not very detailed regarding the lab. The objective is to observe the movement of neurotransmitters across synapses.
10th - 12th Science
Brain Buzz: Effects of Caffeine, Nicotine, Alcohol and Drugs on Learning
Young scholars understand how the brain functions and how they can promote a healthy lifestyle. In this health lesson students complete several activities including investigating how stimulates affect the brain.
1st - 5th Health
Brain Awareness Week
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.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Turkeys in the Cell--The Meiosis Square Dance
Students identify synapsis as the key event in meiosis. They explain how synapsis leads to the formation of haploid gametes. Exploration of the differences between the processes of mitosis and meiosis occur. In accordance, explanations on how meiosis generates new combinations for natural selection.
9th - 12th Science