What Does Lead Poisoning Do To Your Brain?

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Despite government regulations and improved housing quality, lead poisoning is still an issue today. But what are the implications of lead exposure to a person's brain and neural activity? Learn more in a video that uses animation to demonstrate how lead can affect an adult's brain — and more prevalently, a child's brain.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the video to develop a discussion on brain anatomy or when addressing current instances of lead exposure and water pollution
  • Have class members conduct additional research about the sources of lead found in homes and everyday products
Classroom Considerations

  • Does not discuss the disproportionate number of economically disadvantaged children and adults who are affected by lead poisoning; consider addressing this issue in the context of the video

  • Animation is both cute and informative
  • Provides discussion questions and opportunities for extension

  • None
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