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The Brain and Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Check out this 9-part unit on the human brain, focusing on neurons, the synaptic gap, the effect of hormones, and the importance of nutrients. You'll find seven lessons, a pre-assessment, and a post-assessment .
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The Brain: Explored

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Is there anymore more mysterious and wonderful than the human brain? Often, we have so many questions it's difficult to know where to begin. Check out this five-part video series on different aspects of the brain, hosted by Dr. David...
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Study Jams! The Nervous System

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Get your class thinking with animations of neurons in action and explanations of how stimuli is transported and processed. This film makes an ideal introduction or review of the nervous system. The parts of the brain and what they...
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Neurons and the Nervous System

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The highlight of this series is activitiy #4. Anatomy pupils examine slides of three unknown cells. With the function of the nervous system in mind, they consider the structure of each and try to guess which one is part of that system....
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Nervous System and Senses

For Students 6th - 8th
In this health worksheet, learners complete the crossword puzzle based upon the theme of the nervous system and its interaction with the senses.
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Nervous System

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Are you nervous about teaching the nervous system to your beginning biologists? Worry no more! This PowerPoint provides a note-taking guide and diagrams of the neuron and the brain. Viewers will walk away with a clear understanding of...
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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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The Human Body-Nervous System

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders create a brace map on the parts and functions of the nervous system. In this life science lesson plan, 7th graders explore different stations to study about the nervous system. They explain how this system works with...
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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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The Nervous System (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you line up all of the neurons in your body, they would stretch almost 600 miles! The seventh video in a series of 47 and explore the nervous system, both central and peripheral. The narrator teaches the organization and composition...
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The Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do you call a brain without one billion neurons? A no-brainer! The narrator of a video about the brain and the differences between the central and peripheral nervous systems walks viewers through both systems, explaining how they...
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AP® Psychology: Special Focus - The Brain, the Nervous System, and Behavior

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How does the brain send signals to the rest of the body? Scholars research and analyze the functions of the brain and the central nervous system in the human body. Using hands-on activities, reflections, and research, they begin to...
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Parasympathetic Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The parasympathetic nervous system, the system responsible for calming the body down and maintaining homeostasis during non-crisis times, is the focus of a video that explores how the similarities and differences between the...
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Autonomic Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sympathetic nervous system is what puts a person into fight or flight mode in scary situations. The 13th video in a series of 47  covers the autonomic nervous system, specifically how the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems work...
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Central Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
At the age of 18, the human brain stops growing. �An informative video specifically focuses on the central nervous system. The narrator discusses its location, the function of our brain, and its development from embryo to adult. He also...
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Nervous System

For Teachers 5th Standards
Get to know the body's central nervous system through an engaging game of nervous system telephone. But this isn't your average game of telephone. Here, pupils must find a way to communicate a message to the brain without speaking....
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The Nervous System and Drugs

For Students 9th - 12th
"The Nervous System & Drugs" is a collection of twenty-five short-answer questions pertaining to the human nervous system and how it reacts to various chemicals. Though designed as a chapter reading guide, not all biology texts have...
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Drugs, Risks and the Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In cooperative groups, middle schoolers contemplate the probability of 18 different situations occurring. After they make predictions, they compare them to the actual risk factors. This eye-opening exercise demonstrates that the odds of...
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Chapter 8/8a Worksheet and Reading Guide-The Nervous System and Drugs

For Students 7th - 9th
In this nervous system worksheet, students answer a series of questions about the nervous system and the effects of drugs on it. Students define four divisions of the nervous system, including the central, peripheral, somatic, and...
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The Human Body: The Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover the major organs in the nervous system, their functions and how they perform in relation to the remainder of the human body. Students work in groups at various learning stations: control muscles and tissue,...
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The Nervous System and the Effects of Drugs

For Students 5th - 12th
In this nervous system worksheet, students read information about how the body receives and sends out information through the peripheral nervous system and central nervous system. Then students complete 3 short answer questions.
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Nervous System

For Students 7th - 8th
In this nervous system worksheet, students list the levels of organization in a multicellular organism. Students match the organ system with its function. Students answer a variety of questions using their knowledge of the nervous system.
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Signal Transmission in the Nervous System

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students determine the speed of nervous transmission in an integrated nervous system. Students understand the differences between signal transmission in a single neuron and in a nervous system. Students create a little group rapport.
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Nervous System Quiz #1

For Students 7th - 12th
In this nervous system quiz activity, students complete an on-line game, clicking on questions and matching answer cards and scoring 1 point per correct answer. Printable version available also.

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