Mindset Matters - Neuroscience - Lesson #2

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Elementary Lesson – Meet the Parts of Your Brain

Please start by sharing this video with your students

Instructions:  First, watch the video

  1. After watching the video, name the parts of the brain and what they do.
  2. Draw and color a picture of the brain, using a different color for each part of the brain.

Secondary Lesson – Your Brain is Plastic

Please start by sharing this video with your students

Instructions:  First, watch the video

  1. After watching this video, what additional questions do you have about the brain or something said in the presentation. Write no less than three questions. 
  2. Define the following words: neuroplasticity, dendrites, synapses, neurons, axons, brain cells, synaptic pruning, memory