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Urine Formation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A very scientific explanation of urine production is given in this resource. The video zooms to the nephron level in the kidneys and discusses milliosmoles and the loop of Henle. Use this video for an advanced course in medicine or anatomy.
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2012 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Deciding where to go to college is a tough choice, but psychology helps shed some light on how people make up their minds. Learners consider factors such as ethnocentrism and crystallized intelligence using an exam from College Board. A...
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Neurons in Parietal Cortex Are Active During Straddling

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How do scientists know which parts of the brain various functions use? With the help of an animated cat, viewers observe this process. They listen to the activity of one neuron as the cat steps over an obstacle and hear when the neuron...
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Get the Point(s)

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Do all areas of your skin have the same sensitivity to touch? Playing with the sense of touch, this experiment has scholars guessing how many pin heads gently touch their arm and hand. In the second part, pupils answer questions about...
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The Neuroscience of Imagination

For Students 7th - 12th
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...
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How Spontaneous Brain Activity Keeps You Alive

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
We all know that the brain is responsible for our thoughts, actions, memories, and emotions, but it's far busier than we can possibly imagine. Watch this short video as it explores how life as we know it is made possible...
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The Great Brain Debate

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do speech and memory operate within the human brain? Compare and contrast the localistic and distributed models with your young psychologists using this highly engaging and informative video.
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Neurons and How They Work

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The brain is explained in somewhat ethereal terms in this video. Show your class a slightly different perspective of the neural network in the human body. Various animation is displayed throughout the video.
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Kidney, Part 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The different parts of the kidney are pointed out on a model by a teacher. Briefly show your class the components of a kidney with this clip.
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Brain Power

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students study the brain and how it performs the memory function.  In this brain power lesson students complete a memory activity.
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Structure of the Nephron

For Students 10th - 12th
For this nephron worksheet, students color the parts of the nephron and answer five questions about the structures and functions of the parts of the nephron.
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Vascular Plants

For Students 9th - 12th
In this plants worksheet, students review the characteristics of vascular plants including some of the structures and their functions. This worksheet has 1 graph, 8 matching, 7 multiple choice, 15 fill in the blank, and 5 short answer...
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Looking Closer at Stems

For Students 9th - 10th
In this looking closer at stems worksheet, students fill in the blanks. Students use various resources to answer questions about stem morphology and anatomy.
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Building a Clay Neuron

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate and then build neurons in this lesson. They are examined as key parts of the brain and nervous system and seen as different from normal cells.