The lists below include resources for teachers and students.
Resources for Teachers
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
This Web site contains information about drug abuse and a section designed specifically for parents, teachers, and students.
NIDA DrugPubs Research Dissemination Center
drugpubs.drugabuse.gov , 877-NIDA-NIH (877-643-2644; TTY/TDD: 240-645-0228)
Order our materials free of charge in English or Spanish.
National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI)
store.samhsa.gov, 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
NCADI is operated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Many free publications are available here.
ENC Learning Inc.
This Web site provides useful information and products to improve mathematics and science teaching and learning.
Woolsey, T., Hanaway, J., and Gado, M. The Brain Atlas: A Visual Guide to the Human Central Nervous System. Bronxville, NY: Fitzgerald Science, 2002.
This book is a comprehensive and accurate atlas of the brain. It includes nearly 400 images of the brain and its pathways.
Resources for Students
Neuroscience for Kids
This Web site contains information on the brain and neurotransmission, activities,
experiments, pictures, and other resources for students and educators.
Rowan, P. Big Head! A Book About Your Brain and Your Head. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1998.
This book gives an overview of the different parts of the brain and contains detailed color pictures and transparencies.
Treays, R. Understanding Your Brain (Science for Beginners Series). Newton, MA: EDC Publications, 1996.
This book describes the parts of the brain and their functions.
Cite this article
NIDA. (2009, September 1). Brain Power: Grades K-1. Retrieved from https://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/brain-power/brain-power-grades-k-1