Students explore the functions of the brain. They create their own "live" model comparing a phrenology chart to our modern understanding of brain function and anatomy. Students compare and contrast brain models.
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Mind Maps: Tapping Prior Knowledge & Developing Ideas
Use Inspiration software with your writers to compose mind maps! If you don't have the program, you can download a thirty-day trial or simply follow the steps and write out a graphic organizer on paper to organize one main idea. Each...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Growing Minds: Garden Planning
School gardens are rich in cross-curricular learning opportunities! Excellent ideas put learners in charge of organizing and planning. Begin with a book about gardening (recommended titles provided), and discuss learners' prior knowledge...
K - 5th Health CCSS: Designed
Movement of Air Mind Map Activity
Learners explore the movement of air. In this air lesson, students discuss and give examples of air ventilation. Learners compare outdoor and indoor air quality. Students create mind maps as a visual representation of what they have...
7th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
The Theory of Plate Tectonics
Don't let this plate tectonics resource slip past you! Taken straight from the pages of a McGraw-Hill science textbook, this document provides a reading passage with maps and reading comprehension questions that support learners as they...
4th - 7th 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
Inspiration: Visualizing Vocabulary
The Vocabulary Word template provided with this scripted plan helps readers create a visual representation of the word under study. Using mind mapping, class members explore definitions, synonyms, antonyms, word origin, and sentence...
6th - 12th English Language Arts