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Neurotransmitters Contain Chemicals
Human body systems students play a card game, "Locks & Keys" in order to learn that neurotransmitters carry a message from one neuron to another by fitting into a receptor site on the receiving nerve cell. While this activity can...
5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Neuroscience of Imagination
The imagination is a very strong concept and capable of creating many things. Thanks to neural ensemble, our brains are able to piece together images that we've seen and create images that we've never seen—or simply dreamt up. Learn...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science
The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain
What does it really mean to know a language? Did you know that knowing two or more languages means that your brain might actually look and work differently than those of your monolingual friends? Discover the three different types of...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Nutcracker Fantasy
The Clark's nutcracker bird hides seeds in 25,000 different sites every year to save for winter. Lesson demonstrates how difficult it would be to find these seeds months later when they need them for food. In the first of five lesson,...
7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable