The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head
ISBN: 1619302748
EAN13: 9781619302747
Language: English
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 10.00" L x 8.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head

Book Overview
Why do we do and say the things we do and say? The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head introduces students to the fascinating world of the human brain and its effect on behavior. Readers learn about the main anatomy and functions of the brain while discovering the brain's role in learning, memory, communication, and emotions. Kids also read about new technologies being used to research the brain in its various states of performance while being introduced to the effects of sleep, alcohol, and exercise on our most complex organ. Combining hands-on activities with neuroscience, anatomy, and psychology, The Brain includes projects such as building a 3-D brain model and testing how the brain adapts to a new situation. The Brain integrates a digital learning component by providing links to primary sources, videos, and other relevant websites. Additional materials include a glossary, timeline, and a list of current reference works. The Brain is a unique opportunity to connect behavior, physiology, and the outside world in one amazing place--your head This title meets Common Core State Standards for literacy in science and technology; Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Why do we do and say the things we do and say? The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head introduces students to the fascinating world of the human brain and its effect on behavior. Readers learn about the main anatomy and functions of the brain while discovering the brain's role in learning, memory, communication, and emotions. Kids also read about new technologies being used to research the brain in its various states of performance while being introduced to the effects of sleep, alcohol, and exercise on our most complex organ. Combining hands-on activities with neuroscience, anatomy, biology, and psychology, The Brain offers entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars to illuminate the topic and engage readers further. The Brain integrates a digital learning component by providing links to primary sources, videos, and other relevant websites. Projects include building a 3-D brain model, creating a false memory, testing how the brain adapts to a new situation, and evaluating the benefits and risks of designing computers with artificial intelligence. Additional materials include a glossary, timeline, and a list of current reference works. The Brain is a unique opportunity to connect behavior, physiology, and the outside world in one amazing place--your head!
From the front Cover Why do we do and say the things we do and say? The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head introduces students to the fascinating world of the human brain and its effect on behavior. Readers learn about the main anatomy and functions of the brain while discovering the brain's role in learning, memory, communication, and emotions. Kids also read about new technologies being used to research the brain in its various states of performance while being introduced to the effects of sleep, alcohol, and exercise on our most complex organ. Combining hands-on activities with neuroscience, anatomy, biology, and psychology, The Brain offers entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars to illuminate the topic and engage readers further. The Brain integrates a digital learning component by providing links to primary sources, videos, and other relevant websites. Projects include building a 3-D brain model, creating a false memory, testing how the brain adapts to a new situation, and evaluating the benefits and risks of designing computers with artificial intelligence. Additional materials include a glossary, timeline, and a list of current reference works. The Brain is a unique opportunity to connect behavior, physiology, and the outside world in one amazing place--your head!