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Emotions & the Brain, Grades 9-12

Short "Brain Break" activity

Who this is for:

Educators
Science Communicators

Background

Taking care of our mental health is an important way to take care of our brains as well as our bodies. Scientists who study mental health, the brain, and emotions agree that learning how to regulate our feelings and emotions is an important coping skill associated with good mental health and one that can be practiced and sharpened. Let’s take a closer look at what is happening in the brain when someone is experiencing emotions and complete a short activity exploring personal emotional regulation strategies.

Lesson Plan

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