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Developing and Assessing the Intelligence of a Kindergartner: A Practical Approach
Students name objects that are the same size, shape, and weight as the human brain. They touch the model brain, feeling the folds, etc. They make connections to the chart displaying the brain-like objects. They touch the 'potato flake' brain and compare it to the brain model.
K - 2nd Science 11 Views 22 Downloads
Apoptosis: Programmed Cell Death During Development
Students model the plasticity of neural pathways for memory in the brain. They simulate the cell activity according to dots on cards that they are given. They complete various simulations of different cell combinations.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary Systems
In this skeletal, muscular, and integumentary system activity, students answer questions that describe the skeletal system and its functions. Students answer a variety of formatted questions about the muscular and integumentary system and their function.
7th - 8th Science 44 Views 207 Downloads
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 Language Arts 7 Views 66 Downloads
The Biology of ADHD
Students investigate the biology of ADHD and its implications upon the formation and treatment of the disease. They draw and label the parts of a neuron. Also, they describe the neurotransmission cycle. Students create a list of pros and cons to the use of medication for treatment.
9th - 12th Science 15 Views 73 Downloads
ADHD - A Focus on the Brain
Students research the disease of ADHD and how it effects the brain. They specifically look at how the neurochemicals of the brain affect the behavior of individuals with ADHD. Students also explore and discuss some of the different treatment options.
11th - 12th Science 5 Views 21 Downloads
Controlling the Body Machine
In this nervous system worksheet, students review the parts of the body that make up the nervous system and how this body system works. This worksheet has 5 fill in the blank, 5 matching, 3 multiple choice, 5 true or false, and 3 short answer questions.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 68 Downloads
Teen and Decision Making
Students examine how the brain develops. In this neurology lesson students read an article citing evidence that the different areas of the brain mature at different rates. They discuss emotional versus logical aspects of decision-making. This lesson refers to an article that can be downloaded from Scholastic.
8th - 11th Science 5 Views 44 Downloads
What do they want? Critical Perspectives on the 1960's in the United States
Students determine that history is a field of study that can help them understand themselves and the people around them. By reading sources by and about people with many of the same interests and concerns that they have and learning to see how these issues were dealt with differently at different historical times, they discover that history shapes people's lives and that people shape the changes in history.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Signal Transmission in the Nervous System
Young scholars determine the speed of nervous transmission in an integrated nervous system. Students understand the differences between signal transmission in a single neuron and in a nervous system. Young scholars create a little group rapport.
6th - 9th Science 7 Views 55 Downloads
The Nervous System and the Effects of Drugs
In this nervous system worksheet, students review 12 terms associated with the structures and functions of the nervous system plus the effect of drugs on this body system. Students will find these 12 words in a word search.
9th - 12th Science 21 Views 98 Downloads