Parts of the Brain
The Brain--Kids Health--Contains articles about the lobes of the brain and an interactive map of the brain
Annenberg Media Learner.org--This is a listing of 31 high level videos on the brain. They were produced by Colorado State University in 1997. Several will be viewed in class.
Brainline.org--interactive map of brain
How the Brain Learns
How Information is Processed
The Teenage Brain WebQuest--McClain Version
Read this article. On the back of the Phineas Gage worksheet create a 3 column chart. See the example that the substitute has. List details that are the same in the two articles and differences.
Neuron Art--Brain Final Project
Your task is to create a piece of artwork that represents your theory on how neuronal connections change during learning. You will create a representation of connections of neurons in a 2 year old brain and a 22 year old brain. There is not necessarily a right or wrong answer, but your theory. To help you determine your theory, you should explore the resources below.
You may use classroom resources such as: poster board, large sheets of paper, copy/printer paper, colored pencils, markers, tissue paper, 3M paper, glue, scissors, or computers to create your artwork. It should include the following labels: cell body , axon hillock, dendrites, synapse, axon, myelin sheath