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Essential Question

How does the human body rely on specific parts of the brain?

What do I need to learn?

Parts of the Brain (topics)

  1. Brain Stem
  2. Cerebellum
  3. Frontal Lobe
  4. Parietal Lobe
  5. Occipital Lobe
  6. Temporal Lobe
  7. Thalamus

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Parts of the Brain

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Part 2 Guiding Questions

Possible topics:  Your brain and music, brain and art, brain and exercise, brain and video games, brain and reading, stroke, brain injury, mental illness and your brain, memory, concussions, your brain and ADHD, Alzheimers, Parkinson's Disease, etc.

What do I need to learn?

1.  What is it? (description)

2. What parts of the brain are affected? 

3.  How does it affect each part of the brain?  

4.  What are the effects on the brain?

5.  Are there any good or bad long-term effects?

Part 3 Resources

You can add music or voice background to Google Slides.  Use the Screencast app on your Chromebook.  Upload the Screencast to Google Drive.

Encyclopedias

Brain Damage Websites

Brain Injury Overview  Search for your assigned part of the brain on this site.

Brain Injuries  Use the pull-down menu to find your assigned part of the brain..

Traumatic Brain Injury

Stroke Connection

Independent research:  

"Causes of damage to __________"

                                       

"Damage of the ____________"