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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 29 Views 119 Downloads
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 21 Views 81 Downloads
Brain Awareness Week Lessons
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.
5th - 8th Health 19 Views 147 Downloads
Scents And Sense-Abilities
Students explore how the five human senses function. They work in small groups, each group focusing on a specific sense. Each group then creates a 'Sensing the World' poster which combines all of the information gained through in-class research.
6th - 12th Science 14 Views 72 Downloads
High schoolers clarify common misconceptions about cells. They assess initial knowledge of cells and cell behavior, read and discuss an article and consider the role of cell communication in the diseases of diabetes, multiple sclerosis and drug addiction.
9th - 12th Science 32 Views 57 Downloads
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 15 Views 58 Downloads
Worksheet & Reading Guide - Neurons
As beginning biologists learn about neurons, they can use this resource to document important information. Seventeen questions, written as a reading guide, make up a cohesive overview of the nerve cell. The resource does not cover the rest of the nervous system, however, so you will want to use this as a supplement to your curriculum.
9th - 12th Science 12 Views 50 Downloads
Teaching Neuro-anatomy Through Schematic Diagrams
Students develop a deeper understanding of the brain. In this neuro-anatomyl lesson plan, students will use simple diagrams to understand the brain and will progress to more complex diagrams as they gain understanding.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 55 Downloads
Making Connections: Exploring Our Brains through the Five Senses
Learners record observations and create drawings and models of anatomy using their five senses. They describe the structures of a neuron and analyze each of their functions. They compare and contrast the typical structural features of a general somatic cell to that of the specialized structures of the neuron.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 36 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
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
Learners explore the brain. In this science lesson, students create a model of the brain and discuss steps taken in order to protect the brain. Learners 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