We found 159 resources with the concept the central nervous system
Prialt Blocks Pain Signaling in Mice
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Prialt, a prescription pain medicine, is used to treat severe and chronic pain in humans, but is extremely toxic to fish. To understand how Prialt works, class members watch a short animated video that models how calcium channels that...
Monitoring the Body's Reaction to Stress
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
When stressed, do you prefer the fight or flight response? Scholars observe, measure, and identify the body's response to stress using a well-researched methodology. They learn about the autonomic nervous system, hormones, and more.
The Surprising Reasons Animals Play Dead
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Many animals have methods of surviving. But did you know that opossums are not the only animals known for "playing opossum"? Watch a video that explains the unique survival techniques and behaviors of animals, including tonic immobility...
Prescription Pain Medication: What You Need to Know
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...
The Brain: Explored
6th - 12th
Is there anymore more mysterious and wonderful than the human brain? Often, we have so many questions it's difficult to know where to begin. Check out this five-part video series on different aspects of the brain, hosted by Dr. David Eagleman. Keep in mind the videos vary in length from about 3 minutes to 11 minutes.