For Educators

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These puzzles, quizzes, challenges, and interactive activities are a fun way to learn about neuroscience while staying at home.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
The public craves information about neuroscience.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Challenge students' understanding of the brain through a live Q&A competition. Participate in regional bees for the chance to compete at the national and international levels.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Celebrate the brain year-round with interactive events and community outreach. Brain Awareness Week is March 12-18, 2018.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
An interactive website about the eye. Learn about the parts of the eye and eye safety, and try out some optical illusions.
  • National Eye Institute
Explore the many aspects of sleep and its importance to overall daily function and long-term health.
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
In this lesson, students learn some key brain structures and the functions they preform.
  • PBS
This online book introduces neuroscience chapter by chapter. Available online and in several languages, the book covers basic topics such as neurons, chemical neurotransmission, and vision, as well as the immune system, dyslexia, stress, and neuroethics.
  • International Brain Research Organization
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
A detailed booklet of symptoms, causes, and treatments for schizophrenia, along with information on how to help and cope.
  • National Institute of Mental Health
During this lab activity, students will explore two types of sensory processes. First, they will investigate how one identifies different flavors. Then, they will explore the ways the brain interprets the visual images that reach the eye.
  • University of Pennsylvania
In this lesson by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, students learn how alcohol affects different parts of the brain, which in turn affects behavior.
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

3D Brain

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