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Brain Power: Grades K-1

Relationship to the National Science Education Standards

The activities in this lesson align with two standards identified in the NSES: unifying concepts and processes and science in personal and social perspectives.

Unifying Concepts and Processes
Levels K–4 How Mission Is Aligned
Systems, order, and organization This mission reinforces the idea that the brain is one system that is part of a larger system—the human body— and that both systems work together to enable people to function.
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives
Levels K–4 How Mission Is Aligned
Personal health This mission introduces students to the differences between helpful medicines and harmful substances. The lesson stresses the importance of taking helpful medicines with care.

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NIDA. (2009, September 1). Brain Power: Grades K-1. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/brain-power/brain-power-grades-k-1

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