Relationship to the National Science Education Standards
This mission aligns with the following standard in the NSES: unifying concepts and processes. The chart below shows how the mission aligns with this standard.
|Levels 5-8||How Mission Is Aligned|
|Systems, order, and organization||This mission adds key knowledge to what was learned in Module 2 by showing how neurotransmission is part of the nervous system. Students develop an understanding of how the brain works with other parts of the nervous system to keep the entire human body functioning.|
As a result of scientific research, we know that addiction is a disease that affects both brain and behavior.