Exploring the Left and Right Sides of the Brain
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Explore the Human brain. Students become familiar with the left and right hemispheres of the human brain and engage in activities that activate powers that are dominant in each hemisphere.
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An astronaut's spacesuit weighs 280 pounds and takes 45 minutes to put on — that's a serious suit! The second activity of a three-part series allows pupils to see all that goes into space exploration. Through simulations, groups analyze...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Stegosaurs: Tiny Brains and Thagomizers
In 1982, a Far Side comic referenced the thagomizer, and now thagomizer remains the appropriate term used by the Smithsonian, BBC, and scientists. An engaging video explains why stegosaurs are unique, focusing on the tiny brains,...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Left Brain vs. Right Brain Myth
If right-minded people are left, does that mean left-minded people are right? Watch a video that explains how vision and movement do rely on the left and right connectivity of the brain, but when it comes to creativity and logic, there...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why Are Some People Left-Handed?
Despite what some may think, being right- or left-handed isn't a conscious choice people make. Watch this short video to find out exactly what determines a person's dominant hand, and how the cooperative and competitive nature of humans...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Fast are You Moving Right Now?
Did you know that when you are sitting in your easy chair, you may be moving up to 1000 miles per hour depending on what part of the planet you are sitting on? Consider relative speed by watching this moving video. Boggle brains in your...
6 mins 6th - 12th Science