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    BioEd
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    In this neuroscience activity, learners conduct a simulation to demonstrate how multiple incoming signals influence the action of neurons. This activity will help learners think about how brain...

    free Ages 11 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    In this activity, learners create an electrical circuit and investigate how some dissolved substances conduct electricity. Use this activity to explain how the nervous system sends messages as...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Washington
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    This activity demonstrates the importance of wearing a helmet to protect the brain. An egg is used to symbolize a head with the shell as the skull and the inside of the egg as the brain. One egg is...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity (25th on the page) about learning and memory, learners explore a training method that animal trainers employ called "shaping." Working in pairs, learners will attempt to ...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity, learners play a game of Tag to discover how neurons attach themselves to each other to form a chain. The game starts with one learner who is "it" and represents...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this demonstration (9th on the page), learners explore eyewitness memory and how memories differ amongst individuals. While the rest of the group is minding their own business (i.e. reading...

    free Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this outdoor activity, learners review the parts of the synapse and their functions by playing a game. The object of the game is to get as many neurotransmitters across the synapse to the...

    free Ages 11 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity about neuron/target muscle recognition (page 44 of the PDF), learners arranged in two rows facing away from each other use string to simulate neural development. The lesson guide,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity about the baroreceptor reflex (BR) arc (page 123 of the PDF), learners discover the importance of maintaining adequate arterial blood pressure through a role playing exercise. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes