Activities encourage coloring, cutting, and folding, and they demonstrate brain anatomy. Students are able to read a brief description of the various parts of the brain and body.
Experiments are active learning tools that allow students to find out more about their own brains and bodies.
The Path to the Brain (198k PDF)
Students will find their way through this maze and learn how visual signals get into the brain
What’s in Your Ear? (628k PDF)
Students color in the parts of the middle ear to learn how they hear sounds and language.
Inside-Outside Brain (345k PDF)
The human brain is squiggly and wrinkled on the outside, but filled with intricate structures on the inside. Students color in the structures and fold up this model to see the surface of the brain.
The Invisible Spot (577k PDF)
Did you know that there is a spot that you can't see no matter how hard you look? Students find their blind spot in this simple experiment! No materials required.
Where Was That? (607k PDF)
Different parts of the body have different sensitivities to touch. Students measure how sensitive their skin is with this fun experiment! Colored markers required.
Left Brain, Right Brain (645k PDF)
Are you right brained or left brained? Students can't find out by testing their personality, but these simple observations of their habits will reveal all! No materials required.
Ups and Downs (821k PDF)
Your body temperature goes through predictable cycles throughout the course of a day. Students chart their "circadian rhythm" with this fun experiment! Oral thermometer required.