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How Does Your Brain Respond to Pain?Lesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th
Zap! Ouch! That hurts! But why? And how come people don't experience or respond to pain in the same way? Take a journey on the sensing pathway, from your nociceptors, along your nerves, up your spinal cord, to neurons and glial, through...
The Surprising Reason You Feel Awful When You're SickLesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
You know that feeling you get when the flu comes along? Achy muscles, sore throat, and fever are just a few of the body's responses to a virus or infection. Watch the video to discover what is really happening to make your body feel the...
How Playing Sports Benefits Your Body ... and Your BrainLesson Planet
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Exercising is undeniably beneficial for our brains and bodies. But how do these benefits compare to the participation and joining of a sports team? Watch an educational video to discover the psychological and health benefits of joining a...
Prescription Pain Medication: What You Need to KnowLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The national epidemic of opioid addiction is making its way into high school populations. Educate the students in your class about the ways prescription opioids can both block pain and deliver large amounts of dopamine that make it very...
Our Brain and Body on OpioidsLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Use a presentation that explores the world of prescription opioids. Learners look at the way the brain responds to the drugs and the long terms effects opioids have on the brain and body. At the end of the lesson, groups create a social...