This is the “world-famous” Brain Hat. This humble little hat has been distributed around the world (even at some famous science museums) and has been translated into several different languages.
Color these pictures and make your own coloring book filled with drawings about neuroscience. You could also use these pictures for overhead projections. Just click on any of the pictures to see
Debunk this Popular Myth!! The human brain is visibly split into a left and right side. This structure has inspired one of the most pervasive ideas about the brain: that the left side controls logic and the right side controls creativity. And yet, this is a myth, unsupported by scientific evidence. So how did this idea come about, and what does it get wrong? Elizabeth Waters looks into this long held misconception. (Suitable for older students)
Great resources! Check out the "Build A Brain" that uses Play-Doh and "Expose Your Nose" that focuses on our sense of smell!
Click on various parts of the brain with this interactive atlas of brain anatomy and injuries.
These short videos about the brain might be a great Brain Break or transition activity. Better suited for older students, they are less than 5 minutes long and closed captions are available.
Your brain is a 3-pound blob of nervous tissue -- that can create, invent and understand beauty. These talks explore the workings of your magnificent mind.
Many brainy hieroglyphics are on this page, but you can also try the Brainy Hieroglyphics Game. (Requires the free Shockwave Player Plug-in.)
Neuro-Jeopardy is a game to test your knowledge about the nervous system. The game is contained in a Powerpoint file. Therefore, your computer must have the ability to read ppt files.