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Brain Power: Grades K-1


The lists below include resources for teachers and students.

Resources for Teachers

  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
    www.drugabuse.gov, 301-443-1124
    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/home, 1-800-729-6686
    NCADI is operated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Many free publications are available here.
  • Eisenhower National Clearinghouse (ENC)
    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.

This page was last updated September 2009

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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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