Introduces the structures of the central nervous system, the brain, the spinal cord, and the three main parts of the brain: the cerebrum, the cerebellum, and the brain stem. The brain consists of three main parts: the cerebrum, the cerebellum, and the brain stem.
Explores the cerebral cortex and the nerve cells that lie within it. Learn how these specialized cells use neurotransmitters to communicate with one another.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Find out how scientists think ''Homo sapiens'' developed their big brain and what it costs to maintain it.
At 6 years old, a person's brain can be 95% of the size it will be when that person is an adult. Does that mean the ballgame is over?
Provides an interactive diagram of both the Central and Peripheral Nervous System.