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: Nervous System
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The Biological Neuron
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Illustrated introduction to neural networks, including nerve signal transmission, neuron anatomy, and networks. Some of the last pages are advanced, but the first few offer basic neuron information.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - An animated look at the brain, nerve transmission, and brain disorders.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - ThinkQuest site looking at the anatomy and function of the nervous system. Includes sections on the neuron, nerve messaging, human senses, and disorders of the nervous system.
Changing Your Mind
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - From the PBS show, Scientific American Frontiers, users can learn of new evidence of the brains' ability to grow and change. Includes a look at dreams, the sense of touch, and a scientist profile.
Domino Model of a Nerve
[ Kids/Teens ] - Questions relating a chain of dominoes to nerve impulse, rate of impulse, and nervous system function.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - An animation showing the homunculus, or "little man," representation of the somatosensory cortex.
The Memory Exhibition
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - An Exploratorium exhibition exploring the biological, psychological, and cultural aspects of memory. Includes an interactive sheep brain dissection and news articles.
Nerve Impulse Animation
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Interactive Flash animation showing the different stages in the propagation of a nerve impulse.
Neuron Anatomy Printout
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - From EnchantedLearning.com, a black-and-white neuron printout.
Neuroscience for Kids
[ Teens ] - Intended for elementary and secondary school students and teachers who are interested in learning more about the nervous system and brain. Hands on activities, experiments, information for all grade levels.
Probe the Brain
[ Teens ] - An interactive simulation of how the motor cortex was mapped by scientists.
The Secret Life of the Brain
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - PBS show, offering a history of the brain, anatomy, illusions, brain scanning, and development from child through adult.
Secrets of the Mind
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] - From NOVA, an overview of the studies of neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran to discover how the brain works. Includes games, personal stories, and interactive experiments.
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