In this biology instructional activity, students find the words that are associated with the concept of brain death and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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The Aging Brain: A Lesson on Alzheimer's Disease
Students investigate the aging brain and its relationship to the occurrence of Alzheimer's disease. They need to have prior knowledge of brain and nervous system anatomy in order to participate in this lesson. Students compare an aging...
9th - 12th Science
Life (and Death) Before Seat Belts
Did you know only 80-90% of passengers wear a seat belt in a moving car? Young scholars use clay and a cart to complete an experiment about what happens without a seat belt in a collision. The lesson includes Newton's Second Law of...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Fungi: Death Becomes Them
Death becomes fungi because many are decomposers, breaking down dead organisms and returning nutrients to the soil. Explore the fascinating world of fungi, how they feed, the different types, and how they reproduce in a video that also...
12 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Population Ecology: The Texas Mosquito Mystery
While 80 percent of people with West Nile Virus show no symptoms, in severe cases, it causes death by infecting the membranes around the spinal cord and brain. The video starts by making population ecology relevant. It includes density...
12 mins 7th - 12th Science
Toward a New Understanding of Mental Illness
We know that as a result of early detection and intervention, we are able to make great strides in treating common diseases; however, this is not yet the case in the realm of mental illness. Explore this query with your class and touch...
13 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens When You Remove the Hippocampus?
Imagine not being able to remember what day it is or what food you had for breakfast this morning. This nightmare was a reality for Henry Molaison, whose life story is the focus of this video explaining how different parts of the...
5 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable