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115 resources with the keyterm brain

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Body Image

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and answer questions on neural processing and the Pinocchio Illusion. They relate and discuss these topics in conjunction with body-image disorders such as anorexia and bulimia . This lesson include video extension activities.
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What Does Your "Homunculus" Look Like?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the density of touch receptors in various parts of the body. They discover how the body senses various stimuli, then maps a picture of the "homunculus" of the experimental subject.
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The Sense of Hearing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners study the cycle of how we listen and hear our own speech. They examine sound waves, and the role of the nervous system in hearing. They investigate the cues besides lipreading that deaf people rely on for comprehension.
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The Brain: Control Central

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners investigate the brain as the organ that regulates all of their physical, emotional, and cognitive responses. Some of the components of mental illness are examined inn this lesson.
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What's Wrong?

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze case studies to explore similarities and differences among illnesses. PET images are examined to explore how scientists investigate the changes in the way the brain functions during depression.
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Understanding Alzheimer's Disease

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students examine what experts have discovered so far about Alzheimer's. They explore how the brain works, and how it changes as we age. They discover things they should do - or not do - to keep their brains healthy.
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Getting the Message: What Did You Say?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students listen to and compare the first sentence of the Gettysburg Address spoken in different languages. They also compare frequency readings for each and discuss how the brain interprets spoken words.
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Neural-vill:Diagramming Neural Activity

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students study terminology and functions of brain physiology and neural activity, comparing it with a factory, and then draw a diagram.
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Remember to Stop and Smell the Roses: Olfaction and its Relationship to Memory

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students discover that olfaction elicits memory associations. They investigate how olfaction compares to other sensory modalities in the formation of memories. This is a hands-on lab activity guaranteed to build memories in your students!
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How the Heightened Senses of the Sea Turtle, Elephant, and Eagle Are Evident in the Brain

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students explore the senses of different animals. In this biology lesson plan students will study the animals selected for their grades. The students will learn about the brain and how the senses of that animal have developed.
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Brain and Senses

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students investigate the brain through multiple senses. In this biology lesson, students experiment with different activities involving taste, memory, touch, and sight to understand how the brain works. Students work in partners and...
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Brain Awareness Week

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore the brain. In this science lesson, students create a model of the brain and discuss steps taken in order to protect the brain. Students design a container that would protect the brain from injury. Students discuss the...
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Comparing Three Animal Brains

For Students 4th - 5th
In this animal brain learning exercise, learners view images of a human brain, toad brain, and shark brain along with descriptions of each. They answer 3 short answer questions. 
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All About the Brain

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars use eggs, cooking oil, foam balls and more to create a simulation of the brain and record what happens in each step. In this brain lesson plan, students learn about protecting the brain, the brain's ability to learn, and...
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Puppet on a String: An Engaging Look at Movement

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Pupils examine how muscles can work together with joints.  In this movement lesson students use a marionette to observe how muscles work. 
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It's All in Your Mind

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Young scholars investigate the definition of memory.  In this memory lesson students investigate strategies to improve memory as well as examine what the difference is between a short-term memory and a long-term memory. 
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It's All in Your Mind

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students study the characteristics that an elderly person may develop in their life.  In this brain changes lesson students evaluate activity status to determine if changes need to be made to promote a healthy brain later in life. 
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How We See

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study how images they see are transmitted to the brain.  In this sight lesson students complete several activities that have to do with visual pathways and field defects. 
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First Steps

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine how young children are generally able to learn foreign languages more easily than adults.  In this investigative lesson students divide into groups and devise a test to show whether or not this theory is true.
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Brain Anatomy & Function & Misfunction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the six major areas of the brain and their functions.  In this brain anatomy lessons students research brain dysfunction and how it effects humans then present their information to the class. 
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Sheep Brain Dissection

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study the brain and examine what the functions of the major functions are.  In this investigative lesson students dissect a sheep's brain and note the similarities and differences between it and a humans brain. 
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It's All in Your Mind

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students examine the brain. In this anatomy lesson plan, students engage in 2 activities that allow them to explore how to protect and optimize their brain health.
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Brain Anatomy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the brain. In this brain anatomy activity, students explore the brain, identify the parts and neurons. They identify nerve pathways involved in daily activities.
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Science and music

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this science and music worksheet, students answer multiple choice questions about how science and music are related through the brain and animals. Students complete 4 questions.