The smell of a flower - The memory of a walk in the park - The pain of stepping on a nail. These experiences are made possible by the 3 pounds of tissue in our heads...the BRAIN!! Neuroscience for Kids has been created for all students and teachers who would like to learn about the nervous system.
Explore the Nervous System
The brain, the spinal cord, the neuron, the senses...what will it be?
Experiments and Activities
Plenty of experiments, lesson plans, activities and games to help you learn about the nervous system.
Internet Neuroscience Resources
Other places on the Internet to find out more about the nervous system.
On-line and Off-line Books and Articles
Books, magazine articles, and newspaper articles about the nervous system.
Other Resources for Teaching Neuroscience
Kits, specimens, charts, and software: commercial resources for materials.
Search the Neuroscience for Kids Pages
Can't find what you are looking for? Try searching for it here.
The Neuroscientist Network
If you have a question about the nervous system, perhaps the Neuroscientist Network can find the answer.
Neuroscience in the News
Current events and new discoveries in brain research.
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Free Electronic Neuroscience Postcards
Send a friend a "brainy" postcard through e-mail.
Write Notes To Yourself
No need for pen and paper. Keep track of information you find with this form, then e-mail it to yourself.
Brain Awareness Week - 2003
See what Brain Awareness Week is all about.
Neuroscience for Kids Drawing Contest
The new contest has started!