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Aerobics for Kids
Learners discover movement patterns that express information about the basic systems, organs, and processes of the human body.
How We Perceive Movement, Depth and Illusions
Young scholars examine how depth perception works through a class experiment. They design and perform their own experiment that investigates visual illusions.
Fifth graders study the components and function of the nervous system. They investigate how engineers design biomedical equipment to assist the nervous system and explain how the five senses are affected during spaceflight.
Disorders of the Brain
Students, in groups, conduct research about a specific disorder of the brain, create a character study of a person with that brain disorder, and then present the information to the rest of the class.
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.
Signal Transmission in the Nervous System
Students 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. Students create a little group rapport.
The Nervous System
In this nervous system worksheet, 9th graders define each term listed and then label the figure shown pertaining to the nervous system. Then they name three types of neurons and describe the function of each type.
The Nervous System and the Effects of Drugs
In this nervous system learning exercise, 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.
The Nervous System
In this nervous system worksheet, students read a paragraph explaining how electrical signals travel throughout the nervous system. Students complete 2 short answer questions based on the reading and a labeled diagram.
In this meiosis worksheet, student complete the blanks describing the process of meiosis. Students draw a diagram of homologous chromosomes.
Neuron Word Scramble
In this brain word scramble worksheet, students unscramble 7 sets of letters to form the words: axon, synapse, neuron, dendrite, myelin, soma, and nucleus.
The Nervous System from A to Z
For this nervous system alphabet book worksheet, students study 26 neuroscience terms as they read the 26 terms and their definitions in the glossary. Some of the terms included are: receptor, unipolar, white matter, axon, hemisphere, and dendrite.
Nervous System Word Search
In this neurology worksheet, students analyze 20 terms in a word bank that pertain to the nervous system. Students find each word in a word search puzzle.
Energy Conversion in Electricity – Resistors and Circuits
Students explore electrical energy. In this electricity lesson, students design and build a large circuit in order to determine whether circuit size correlates with the light of a bulb.
Innovations in Obstetrics and Pediatrics
Students study the history in obstetrics and pediatrics. In this investigative instructional activity students research and present information about winners of the Nobel Prize.
Hidden Summer Vocabulary Builder
In this hidden summer vocabulary builder worksheet, students fill in the missing letters in 70 words using definitions and descriptions, then write 8 short answers about summer.
How Much Is a Million
Fourth graders read, write, and add numbers in the millions in standard form, expanded form, and written form. In this millions lesson plan, 4th graders fill out place value charts, and use pasta as commas in numbers.
Response to Stimuli
Students study the process of detection, coordination and response. In this biology instructional activity, students design an experiment to test stimuli response. They participate in a game-show style quiz after the activity.
Anatomy of the Brain
Learners explore the brain. In this science lesson plan, students view a diagram of the brain and discuss the various regions of the brain. Learners discuss the importance of protecting the brain and design a protective covering.
Human Brain Anatomy
Students complete a worksheet about the anatomy of the brain and make a hand model of the brain representing the left and right hemispheres. In this brain lesson plan, students can also make a jello mold brain.