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BrainWorks: Neuroscience for Kids

“With the help of five kids, host Eric Chudler takes viewers on a journey inside of the brain. The show begins in the studio with an introduction to the nervous system. The kids then visit laboratories where they learn about automatic functions of the brain and how the electrical activity of the brain is recorded. Back in the studio, the kids see a real human brain and build their own model nerve cells and brains.”

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Awesome Interactive Periodic Table

 This Awesome Periodic Table Tells You How to Actually Use All Those Elements

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Click here to try the Interactive Table of the Elements by Keith Enevoldsen

“But whether you’re looking at something common like calcium, iron, and carbon, or something more obscure like krypton and antimony, how well do you know their functions? Could you name just one practical application for vanadium or ruthenium?”

Click Here for a Table of the Elements PDF

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Are you scientifically literate?

“You may have an opinion on climate change, evolution education, stem-cell research, and science funding. But do you have the facts to back up your opinion? This quiz will test your basic scientific literacy.” By ,

Are you scientifically literate? Take the quiz!

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Neuroscience for Kids: What is a neuron?

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Click here to learn more about neurons.

“The human body is made up of trillions of cells. Cells of the nervous system, called nerve cells or neurons, are specialized to carry “messages” through an electrochemical process. The human brain has approximately 100 billion neurons.”

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Biology for Kids: The Human Brain

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“The brain is where we do our thinking. Our senses are tied into our brain allowing us to experience the world around us. We remember, have emotions, solve problems, worry, dream about the future, and control our bodies with our brain.”

Read more at: http://www.ducksters.com/science/brain.php