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Grades 4-5

Relationship to the National Science Education Standards

The activities in this lesson align with two standards identified in the NSES: history and nature of science and science as inquiry.

Unifying Concepts and Processes
Levels K–4 How Mission Is Aligned
Systems, order, and organization The mission explains the key concept that the brain is part of a larger system—the human body—and that both systems work together to make all human behavior possible.
Standards for Science and Technology
Levels 5-8 How Mission is Aligned
Understanding science and technology Students learn about three devices and how they are used to further knowledge about the brain.

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