Neurological Disorder Teacher Resources

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The Genetic Basis of Neurological Disorders

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Learners explore neurological disorders. They examine the presence and absence of discernible genes. Students describe neruological diseases and draw faces of affected persons. They play a human neurology disorders learning game.
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Debunking the Myths of OCD

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Discover the distinction between OCD tendencies and the neurological disorder itself, as well as clues as to the causes of OCD, how people with OCD perceive their actions and anxieties, and finally how to treat the disorder.
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The Talk Show: A Bioethical Dilemma About Neurological Disorders

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Pupils explore neurological societal problems. They research, collect information and assess the ramifications of ethical, economic, political, and social issues. During a talk show simulation, students present their decisions.
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Do the Stroop

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Stroop test helps diagnose executive function disorders when used in conjunction with other tests. Reading color words and identifying colors seem like basic skills, but the Stroop test may show otherwise. Scholars work with a...
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Sensation & Perception

For Students 9th - 12th
To introduce the concept of how sensation influences perception, the narrator of this psychology course, the fifth in a series of 13 videos, presents the case of Dr. Oliver Sacks, a physician that suffers from prosopagnosia. Also known...
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The Genetic Basis of Neurological Disorders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners describe some aspects of known genetic defects on the human neurological condition. They participate in a variety of exercises including drawings, games, and analogies.
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Three is a Toxic Number

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Future public health advocates read a case study of a combination of water pollutants that may be linked to autism. The class is split into three groups, one to research each of the suspected chemicals. The look at how each one affects...
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Autism Spectrum Disorders: The New Rainbow

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students conduct research into the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. They use the internet and a variety of resources in order to obtain information. Students use the information to take part in a writing project of authoring a new...
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Autism and the Structure and Function of Synapses

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take autism awareness in your class to a whole new level. Scholars watch a short video to discover how autism affects the brain. The narrator discusses the effects of altered proteins on neural synapses and the role the nucleus plays in...
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Nervous System: Our Sense of Self

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students analyze the effects of damage to the nervous system by examining four fictitious patient cases. They discuss one case together and then individually write essays about the remaining cases
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Brain Watching

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the different parts of the nervous system. In this biology lesson, students research methods to diagnose and cure neurological disorders. They present their report to class.
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What Causes Headaches?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What's the most common type of headache? How do headaches occur? Watch an informative video that details primary and secondary headaches including migraines, cluster headaches, and tension headaches.
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What Is Schizophrenia?

For Students 6th - 12th
A short illustrated video details what little is known about the symptoms, causes, and treatments for schizophrenia. What is known about the disease, considered a syndrome, is detailed in the video and the links provided to other resources.
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Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD):A Case Study Using the Film

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed
Students study the genetic disorder Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD) by viewing the film "Lorenzo's Oil". They complete a summary of the movie and answer questions while viewing the movie. Extensions activities also included.
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Diagnosing a Zombie: Brain and Body

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Could zombies be driven by brain functions just like humans? This is a creative way to demonstrate to your class how we can use evidence and reasoning to diagnose particular situations, as well as to provide young learners with an...
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Consciousness

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Conscious, unconscious, subconscious? Consciousness is the focus of the eighth video in a psychology course, and for his purposes, the narrator defines consciousness as "our awareness of ourselves and our environment." Aspects examined...
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Perceiving is Believing

For Students 9th - 12th
How perception is influenced comes under scrutiny in Part 7 of this 13-part psychology course. The narrator introduces the lecture by defining perceptions as "the ability to make meaning out of our senses" and then discusses the...
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The Effects of Alcohol and other Teratogens: A model using Zebrafish

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the interference of various drugs on an embryo through experimentation. This is an open-ended lab to allow students to see effects of various chemicals humans choose to put in their bodies and create questions they...
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A Summer Reading List for Science Teachers

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Summer can be a time to read enjoyable books that can give you lesson ideas you can take back to the classroom.
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Achy, Breaky Nerve

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers will develop models of neurons to understand the function of myelin as it applies to the normal and abnormal transmission of nerve impulses. In addition, the students will also have the opportunity to apply their knowledge...
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GATTACA Test

For Students 11th - 12th
In this Gattaca activity, students watch the movie and respond to 74 fill in the blank, matching, and short answer questions regarding information from the documentary pertaining to plot and theme of the movie.
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Stay in the Mix ...With Summer Service!

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this service learning lesson, students consider community service work they may complete when school is not in session.
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World Mental Health Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Mental Health Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the...
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A Study of the Effects of Ethanol and Heavy Metal Chemicals on the Development of the Zebrafish Embryo

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are exposed to the dangers of alcohol abuse through the study and experimentation of alcohol on zebrafish embryos. This exercise can be used to demonstrate the effects of ethanol, cadmium, and lead on embryological development.

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