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Brain Power: Grades 2-3

Resources

The lists below include resources for teachers and students.

Resources for Teachers

Resources for Students

  • Friedman, D. Focus on Drugs and the Brain. Frederick, MD: Twenty-First Century Books, 1990. Part of the "Drug-Alert Book" series, gives a good overview of the brain, neurotransmission, the effects of drugs on the brain, and addiction.
  • Neuhaus, D. & DeStefano, S. Focus on Medicines. Frederick, MD: Twenty-First Century Books, 1990. Part of the "Drug-Alert Book" series. Gives a good overview of medicines and how various medicines work with the body and brain to help heal.
  • Perry, R. & Nehaus, D. Focus on Nicotine and Caffeine. Frederick, MD: Twenty-First Century Books,1990. Part of the “Drug-Alert Book” series. Gives a good overview of nicotine and caffeine and how each of these drugs affect the body and brain.
  • Neuroscience for Kids
    http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/neurok.html
    Contains information on the brain and neurotransmission, activities, experiments, pictures, and other resources for students and educators.

This page was last updated September 2012

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