All Lessons

Our Neuroscience Concepts and Activities pages can aid you in your curriculum planning. They are organized by grade level:

The scaffolding of these concepts does not follow any particular published set of standards. They come from Dr. Janet Dubinsky's experience in the BrainU, Brain Awareness Week, and Brain Bee programs. Some text was taken from the Neuroscience Core Concepts, Society for Neuroscience www.brainfacts.org/About-Neuroscience/Core-Concepts.

Click on Suited For to group lessons together by type; click on Title to sort lessons by name. The little arrow to the right of the column name indicates how the data is sorted.

Use these links to see only lessons for: the Classroom, the Laboratory, or Experiential Stations.

Titlesort ascending Grade Lesson Length Suited for Lesson Categories
Your Incredible Memory 5-12 1 class Classroom Hippocampus, Memory
Whose Choice Is It Anyway? 5-8 1 class Classroom Memory, Ethics
What's the Deal? Addiction Card Game 9-12 1 class Classroom Addiction
Welcome To Your Senses K-3 1 class Classroom Memory, Senses
WebQuest: Structure of the Nervous System 9-12 1-2 classes Classroom Anatomy, Synapses
Ways of Knowing 9-12 1 class Classroom Models and Model Building
Virtual Neurons 5-12 1-2 classes Classroom Models and Model Building, Synapses, Homeostasis
Try Angle 9-12 1 class Experiential Station Motor Learning
This Is Cool 9-12 1 class Experiential Station Senses
Tell Me About It 9-12 1 class Experiential Station
Sheep Brain Dissection 5-12 1-2 classes Laboratory Dissection, Anatomy
Recency and Primacy Effects 4-12 1 class Classroom Memory
Phantom Limb 5-12 1 class Classroom
Open Inquiry using C. elegans 9-12 1-2 classes Laboratory Homeostasis
Neurotransmission Model 9-12 1 class Classroom Models and Model Building, Synapses
Neuropathfinding: Kinesthetic Model 5-12 1 class Classroom Models and Model Building, Memory
Motor Learning and Memory 4-12 1 class Classroom Memory, Motor Learning
Modelo de Neurona de Cuentas o Mostacillas 5-12 1 class Classroom Models and Model Building, Synapses, Modelos y Hacer de Modelo, Sinapsis
Mirroring Emotions 9-12 1 class Classroom
Mirror Image 4-12 1 class Classroom Memory
Mindflex Activity 9-12 2-3 classes Classroom
Memory Items 4-12 1 class Classroom Memory
Memory Box K-12 1 class Experiential Station Memory
Manduca sexta: Caterpillar Dissection 5-12 1 class Laboratory Dissection, Anatomy
Manduca sexta Wax Model 5-8 1 class Classroom Models and Model Building, Anatomy
Makes Me Sweat 9-12 1 class Classroom
Invertebrate & Vertebrate Dissection Unit 5-12 2-5 classes Laboratory Dissection, Ethics
Inquiry Cubes 5-12 1 class Classroom
Homeostasis 5-12 1 class Classroom Homeostasis
Heads or Tails 4-12 1 class Experiential Station Senses
Go Fish! 9-12 1-2 classes Laboratory
Get the Point(s) 5-12 1 class Experiential Station Senses
Fishy Behavior 9-12 1-2 classes Laboratory
Ethics of Dissection 9-12 1-2 classes Classroom Dissection, Ethics
Efectos de Recencia y Primacía 4-12 1 class Classroom Memory, Memoria
Do The Stroop 5-12 1 class Experiential Station
Dendritic Spines Lab 9-12 1-2 classes Classroom Homeostasis, Addiction
Cool Tool K-12 1 class Experiential Station Senses
Connect the Neurons! 5-8 1 class Classroom Models and Model Building, Synapses
Close-up of the Nervous System 5-12 1 class Laboratory Anatomy
Chemotaxis using C.elegans 5-8 1-2 classes Laboratory
Card Sort Challenge 9-12 1 class Classroom
Caeno-WHAT?? 5-8 1-2 classes Laboratory
C. elegans and the Search for Extraterrestrial Life 9-12 8-9 classes Classroom
C. elegans and Alcohol 5-12 1-2 classes Laboratory Addiction
Brain Zoo 9-12 1-2 classes Classroom Anatomy
Blind Spot K-12 1 class Experiential Station
Bird Song: Variety in Communication K 1-2 classes Classroom
Beautiful Brain: Strangest Dream 5-9 1 class Classroom Art, Writing, Observation, Anatomy
Beautiful Brain: Step Inside the Brain 5-9 1 class Classroom Art, Anatomy, Observation
Beautiful Brain: Do You See What I See? 5-9 1 class Classroom Art, Anatomy
Beautiful Brain: Brain Inspiration 5-9 1 class Classroom Art, Anatomy, Observation, Writing
Bead Neuron 5-12 1 class Classroom Models and Model Building, Synapses
Balance: The Ears Have It 5-8 1 class Classroom
Attention and Sensory Processing 9-12 1 class Classroom
Altered Reality 5-8 1-2 classes Classroom Motor Learning
Addiction 5-12 1-2 classes Classroom Addiction