Brain Zoo

Grade Level: 9 - 12 Age Range: 14 - 18 Lesson Length: 1 - 2 classes

In this lesson, students observe external brain anatomy to make inferences about the needs of various animals and to identify the types of brains in the Brain Zoo. The goal of this activity is to observe and analyze brain structure in order to infer function, relationships among species, and how brain structure helps animals respond to stimuli and meet their needs.

Two fun items from Neuroscience for Kids at the University of Washington: Lobes of the Brain Puzzle Quiz and Lobes of the Brain Review

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