Mystery Science: How Does Your Brain Control Your Body?
Mystery Science

In this Mystery, students explore the brain’s role in receiving information from the senses, processing that information, and controlling the muscles to enable movement.

StarTalk: Are You Out of Your Mind?

Learn about the role of the hippocampus in memory, the effects of LSD on the brain, the possible medical uses of LSD and other psychotropic drugs, and what a 19th century railroad worker named Phineas Gage can teach us about traumatic brain injuries.

OLogy: Brain
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

It’s what makes us who we are.

OLogy: Draw Your Nervous System
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Explore your nerves by creating a life-sized drawing.

OLogy: Ask A Scientist - Brain
OLogy (American Museum of Natural History)

Scientist Rob DeSalle answers kids’ questions about the brain!

Illuminations: Reflecting On Your Work
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

The methods explored in the measuring of cardiac output can be applied to other situations.