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Brain : Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head (Hardcover) (Carla Mooney)

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Why do we do and say the things we do and say? The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Headintroduces students to the fascinating world of the human brain and its effect on behavior. Readers learn about the main anatomy and functions of the brain while discovering the brain’s role in learning, memory, communication, and emotions. Kids also read about new technologies being used to research the brain in its various states of performance while being introduced to the effects of sleep, alcohol, and exercise on our most complex organ.Combining hands-on activities with neuroscience, anatomy, and psychology, The Brain includes projects such as building a 3-D brain model and testing how the brain adapts to a new situation.The Brain integrates a digital learning component by providing links to primary sources, videos, and other relevant websites. Additional materials include a glossary, timeline, and a list of current reference works. The Brain is a unique opportunity to connect behavior, physiology, and the outside world in one amazing placeyour head!This title meets Common Core State Standards for literacy in science and technology; Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.
Why do we do and say the things we do and say? The Brain: Journey Through the Universe Inside Your Head introduces students to the fascinating world of the human brain and its effect on behavior. Readers learn about the main anatomy and functions of the brain while discovering the brain?s role in learning, memory, communication, and emotions. Kids also read about new technologies being used to research the brain in its various states of performance while being introduced to the effects of sleep, alcohol, and exercise on our most complex organ.

Combining hands-on activities with neuroscience, anatomy, biology, and psychology,The Brain offers entertaining illustrations and fascinating sidebars to illuminate the topic and engage readers further. The Brain integrates a digital learning component by providing links to primary sources, videos, and other relevant websites.

Projects include building a 3-D brain model, creating a false memory, testing how the brain adapts to a new situation, and evaluating the benefits and risks of designing computers with artificial intelligence. Additional materials include a glossary, timeline, and a list of current reference works. The Brain is a unique opportunity to connect behavior, physiology, and the outside world in one amazing place?your head!
Number of Pages: 119.0
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: Science + Nature / Chemistry, Science + Nature / Anatomy + Physiology, Social Science / Psychology
Series Title: Inquire and Investigate
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Pgw
Age Range: Teen
Author: Carla Mooney
Language: English
Street Date: July 14, 2015
TCIN: 16892879
UPC: 9781619302747
Item Number (DPCI): 247-42-2796

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