| Modeling the
Make a model of the brain, a neuron or the retina. Fun for all.
Check out the BRAIN recipes or take a peek at the Mammalian Brain
Collection. There is also an "egg-citing" brain damage demo.
| Brain Games
Can your eyes deceive you? How good is your memory? Do you like
to play games or challenge your friends? Then check out the brain
teasers, puzzles, games and jokes related to the nervous system.
Also, get in on the neuroscience web search treasure hunt and compete
for the "Golden Neuron Award".
| Outside Games
Anyone ready for a game of "Synaptic Tag"?
Color any or all of these pictures to make your own coloring book.
| Brain Worksheets
Games, puzzles, activities and lesson ready to print. Some require
access to this site; others are great off-line activities to keep
your brain busy.
| Creative Writing
Don't settle for a boring report. Try a creative writing project!
Quick! What was that? Jump, kick, and grab it before it hits the
floor. How good are your reflexes? Quick and easy experiments are
here for you to try.
| The Senses:
Lots of experiments to explore how we learn about the world around
us: smell, taste, touch, see and hear. Great teacher resources and
plenty of links. Perhaps a science fair project too.
Most people are right-handed. Are they also right-footed? Right-eyed?
Right-eared? Find out here.
| Sleep and
Do you remember your dreams? How much do animals sleep? Why do we
sleep? Go here to find out.
| Memory and
Would you be a good detective? Have you noticed what color eyes
your best friend has? Can you remember what you had for dinner last
night? Techniques and activities to help us remember and understand
how our brain "arranges" information.
| Biological Rhythms
Keeping track of time with our internal clock. Our sleep patterns,
body temperature, and our alertness are controlled by an internal
clock. Would this internal clock still work if you were in the dark
24 hours a day? Do other animals have an internal clock? Find out...
| Brain Injury
Protect your brain! It's the only one you've got.
| Working Students
See photographs of students working on "Neuroscience for Kids" projects.
| Gallery of Student's
See what projects and artwork some students have created and add
your own masterpiece to the collection.
| Brain Songs
Sing along with songs about the nervous system.
| Successful Science
Fair Projects Advice for a great science fair project.
| Teacher Lesson Plans
Complete lesson plans with background information, teacher guides
and student guides.
Senses: Olfaction] | [Chemical Senses:
Eye and Its Connections] | [Color Vision]
| [Motion, Depth and
Sense of Touch: Two Point Discrimination]