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
Both stressful situations and a lack of resources can physically change the adult brain, which raises concerns of how living in poverty could negatively affect children, whose brains are still developing.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 16 min
Learn about the prevalence of poverty in the US and its threats to childhood development.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
  • 16 min
Encourage your students to look for neuroscience outside of science class.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Give me a break! Short pauses throughout the day are proven to help students learn. Try this one.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Could you explain neuroscience if you only had a simple set of words? Take the challenge!
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Help your students better understand that their brains are always changing with this reading and activity.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Take a look at this new study about the ideal time frame for students to learn a second language.
  • Science News
We all know that kids spend many hours a day using smartphones but what is it doing to their brains?
  • Stanford University
Show students an example of some of the tools neuroscientists use to image the brain.
  • MIT
  • 4 min
Encourage students to be more active, not only for their physical health, but for their brain health as well!
  • BrainBlogger
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

3D Brain

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