For Educators

Funny photograph of a toy brain with toy glasses resting on an open book
Encourage your students to look for neuroscience outside of science class.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
In this lesson by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, students learn about their five senses.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
What happens in the brain of a person with Alzheimer's disease? This tour by the Alzheimer's Association explains how the brain works and how Alzheimer's affects it.
  • Alzheimer's Association
An interactive tutorial about the brain and disorders of the brain with photos, animations, and sound.
  • Science Museum London
Use interactive tools to see your child's brain development from the inside.
  • Hospital for Sick Children
Learn about the brain through articles, maps, activities, and more, with this resource for teachers and students.
  • The Dana Foundation
In this three-part lesson by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, students learn about the study of human behavior and the importance of understanding mental health.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
A video shows how scientists are making a blueprint of the brain to develop adaptive robots.
  • PBS
This Web resource highlights the valuable role that animals play in biomedical research. The anatomy of the reward pathways in the human brain and the rat brain are compared to emphasize their similarities.
  • University of Utah
In this two-part lesson by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, students learn the advantages, disadvantages, and potential of diagnostic imaging technologies in brain research.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
Learn about the science underlying the effects of alcohol on human biology and behavior in this interactive teaching unit from the National Institutes of Health.
  • National Institutes of Health

3D Brain

An interactive brain map that you can rotate in a three-dimensional space.