For the Classroom

Head with gears for a brain with a yellow background
Review this mock case study and determine the ‘patient’s’ diagnosis. Descriptions created from the 8th edition of the Brain Facts book. Part of the Brain Bee prep series.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Test your students’ knowledge of brain states.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Encourage your students to look for neuroscience outside of science class.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Help your students better understand that their brains are always changing with this reading and activity.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Show students an example of some of the tools neuroscientists use to image the brain.
  • MIT
  • 4 min
Take the traditional game of tag and turn it into a game of neuroscience tag!
  • University of Washington
Get your students out of their seats and have them act out how neurons transmit messages.
  • Brain U
Check out these optical illusions and learn why your brain gets tricked!
  • BBC
Create your own brain fair in the classroom with these activities.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Read this to discover some simple strategies to assist students with time management and other executive functions.
  • Edutopia
Have your students practice their neuroscience knowledge with this jeopardy-style game.
  • University of Washington
Learn about the importance of sympathy and empathy and the roots of these emotions.
  • University of California
  • 5 min
See how you might be able to incorporate these lessons on the overlap of neuroscience and society into your high school curriculum!
  • The Franklin Institute

3D Brain

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