Optical Illusions, Grades 6-8
Lesson on the visual system includes showing optical illusions to learn how they trick our brains.
Now You See It, Now You Don’t, Grades 6-8
Lesson on stages of memory formation; students get to test their short-term memory.
Pipe Cleaner Neuron, Grades 6-8
Lesson on the neuron and neurotransmission; students create a model neuron out of pipe cleaners.
Touch-a-Brain, Grades 6-8
Extension of the Design an Imaginary Animal neuroanatomy lesson; students will touch a real sheep and/or human brain.
Design an Imaginary Animal, Grades 6-8
A basic neuroanatomy lesson with a creative group activity: design an imaginary animal and build its brain out of Play-Doh.