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Activity 1B: Make Up Your Mind: Brain Cap Activity

Models are a motivating, effective and fun way to improve knowledge and promote self-directed learning. Students visualize and reflect as they construct models. In this activity, as they “Make up Their Minds”, your students will assemble a brain cap that will allow them to examine basic brain anatomy.
As they construct the brain cap, students will use templates provided in the teacher section of this activity along with processing out information from Activity 1A A Piece of Your Mind: Brain Anatomy. They will color, label, and list the function of each part of the brain. Next, students will cut out and construct their brain cap.
 
 

 

Objectives: 
  • Identify the cerebrum, cerebellum, and medulla
  • Observe how the lobes of the brain lobes fit together
  • Identify major lobes of the cerebral cortex
  • Observe a portion of the spine, spinal cord, and spinal nerves
  • Observe how structure and function are related in the brain
     
Keywords: 

Brain anatomy, cerebral cortex, cerebellum, brain stem, diencephalon, lobes of the brain, structure and function

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Activity Code: 
1B
Unit Reference: 
It's All in Your Mind
Lesson Reference: 
Lesson 1: Brain Anatomy