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Introduces the brain and spinal cord.

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    Central Nervous System

    Central Nervous System

    by CK-12 //at grade
    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.
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    The Human Brain

    The Human Brain

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    Learn about the anatomy of the human brain.
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    Brain Structure and Function

    Brain Structure and Function

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    Explores the cerebral cortex and the nerve cells that lie within it. Learn how these specialized cells use neurotransmitters to communicate with one another.
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    Central Nervous System Quiz - MS LS

    Central Nervous System Quiz - MS LS

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    Reviews the structures of the central nervous system.
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    Central Nervous System Practice
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    Central Nervous System Practice

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    Meat Over Mind

    Meat Over Mind

    by CK-12 //at grade
    Find out how scientists think ''Homo sapiens'' developed their big brain and what it costs to maintain it.
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    The Adventures of Captain Oblivious

    The Adventures of Captain Oblivious

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    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?
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