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What Happens When You Have a Concussion?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Ever had a concussion? Watch a video that explains the complicated dangers of concussions and how brain neurons are damaged during a concussion. Discover ways to heal the brain after a concussion and the long term effects of head trauma.
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What Percentage of Your Brain Do You Use?

For Students 7th - 12th
Have you heard that humans only use about 10 percent of their brains? Well, don't believe it! After describing the tremendous amount of energy needed to power our 86 billion densely packed neurons, the narrator also explains how our...
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Neural Network Signals

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Using a simple circuit with the battery representing the brain, future physiologists test to see which solutions conduct electrical "nerve impulses." Enlighten learners with plentiful information on electric signals in the nervous system...
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Nervous Systems

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the nervous system's workings by first looking at the brain and its two hemispheres. Using the example of a split-brain surgery done for epilepsy, the function of language and vision is shown with an interactive component. Paul...
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The Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th
Human biology beginners label colorful diagrams of the neuron, the reflex pathway, and the brain. They list steps in the action potential process, and describe several different neurotransmitters. This worksheet guides learners through...
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Repellant Ephrin Signals Guide Limb Innervations

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The foot bone connects to the leg bone, but how? Learn about how neurons grow in the proper direction thanks to signalling. Observe what happens when they encounter a repulsive ephrin signal and the correction process that takes place.
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Connect the Neurons!

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Create a neuron frenzy as your pupils play the part of the neurons. An engaging lesson creates a human chain of neurons that pass cotton balls posing as neurotransmitters. Scholars learn about pre- and post-synapses as they complete the...
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What Does Lead Poisoning Do To Your Brain?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
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...
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AP: Chapter 48: Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th
Human anatomy enthusiasts trace neurological pahtways in word and on a diagram, describe action potential of a nerve impulse, and identify the organs in the nervous system. Provide this to your biology class as a review before...
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Nervous System

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
After reading through this presentation about nerve impulses, students should be able to complete the sentences given with the correct terms and scientific vocabulary. The basics of the ion channel behavior are detailed along with a...
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The Nervous System: Basic Organization and Function

For Students 9th - 12th
A vintage worksheet on the basic structure and function of the nervous system awaits your beginning biologists. Although it pertains to a textbook chapter reading, the content is relevant to any introductory unit on the nervous system....
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Neuron Label

For Students 8th - 11th
In this neuron activity, students are given a diagram of a neuron with the axon, cell body and dendrites. They label 9 parts of the neuron.
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Your Brain At Work

For Students 5th - 10th
In this brain worksheet, students describe three jobs of the brain, draw a picture of a neuron and label its parts, and determine what to do to keep the brain healthy. This worksheet has 1 drawing and 2 short answer questions.
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The Nervous System

For Students 9th
In this nervous system worksheet, 9th graders define each term listed and then label the figure shown pertaining to the nervous system. Then they name three types of neurons and describe the function of each type.
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Neuron Anatomy Comparison

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a scale model of a motor neuron that is two hundred times larger than the actual neuron. They identify the structures of a neuron and observe neurons under the microscope then use a worksheet to convert actual sizes into...
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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.