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The science of caffeine — Class Activity

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By Gabby Shacknai Millions of Americans use caffeine, the world’s most popular drug, every day to boost their energy. Caffeine can produce heightened brain activity,…read more

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How do you make ice cream? – Class Activity

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By Jordan Mambert Indulge students with an incredibly popular summer treat with the video “Ice Cream Chemistry” from the American Chemical Society (above). Show students…read more

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What makes the perfect bagel? – Class Activity

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Engage students with a delicious chemistry lesson using the video “Why New York Has the Best Bagels” from the American Chemical Society (above). Show students…read more

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Zombie autopsies: the neuroanatomy of a zombie – Lesson Plan 2

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Created by Katie Gould in collaboration with Dr. Steven Schlozman Author of “The Zombie Autopsies” Introduction This lesson teaches students about neurotransmitters, neurotransmission and neuroanatomy through multi-media…read more

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Zombie autopsies: You’ll be wishin’ for some neurotransmission – Lesson Plan 1

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Created by Katie Gould in collaboration with Dr. Steven Schlozman Author of “The Zombie Autopsies” Introduction This lesson introduces students to neurons and neurotransmission through…read more

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