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Introduction

Teaching opportunities are everywhere, from a science club to a classroom. In this section are easy-to-use teaching resources, activities to engage young people’s interest, and educational tools sorted by grade, topic, and resource type. Resources in this section are aimed at pre-university students. Multimedia resources include videos, images, and interactive web tools to augment lesson plans. View our complete library

Educator Resources

Source: National Geographic
Explore this site for an interactive experience that will teach you all about the intricate workings of your brain.
Source: Science Buddies
Get engaged in neuroscience with a variety of hands-on science experiments on a number of brain-related topics.
Source: Max Planck Institute
You know what you look like, but what does your brain think you look like? See how your brain visualizes your body and map your own ‘cortical homunculus’ with this hands-on activity.
Source: PBS
Fight a zombie apocalypse while learning about neuroscience.
Source: Epilepsy Foundation
Promote brain awareness by introducing the topic of epilepsy into your classroom with these lesson plans.
Source: TED
Did you know that an adult human can distinguish up to 10,000 different smells? Learn more about your amazing sense of smell in this video.
Search for a researcher with Find a Neuroscientist.
Download the Brain Facts book.