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)
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.
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