What would life be like if we never forgot anything? Challenge scholars to imagine the possibilities using a video from an extensive science playlist. Content includes how memories form, why forgetting is essential to learning, and what happens when the brain doesn't store information correctly.
- Work the video into a unit about the brain or as a bridge between the nervous system and the senses
- Fill the classroom with a pleasant odor, such as vanilla, then have students describe what it makes them think of
- Pupils should have some understanding of the parts of the brain and how neurons work before viewing
- Although the content is high-level, the video is extremely engaging
- The narrator provides excellent explanations of all terms and concepts