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All Posts Tagged With: "brain"

Video-Enhanced Lesson

The Language Spark: Lesson Overview

In this lesson, students will use selected video segments from the PBS series The Human Spark to explore how the capacity for language develops in the human brain, and about how that capacity distinguishes us from other animals.

Jul 5th, 2010 | 1 comment

Video-Enhanced Lesson

Journey into the Brain: Lesson Overview

Using segments from the The Human Spark, students learn about the human brain, including information about brain regions, brain activity and technologies used to explore brain activity. (Grades 9-12)

Jul 4th, 2010 | Comments Off

Journey into the Brain: Lesson Activities




Jul 4th, 2010 | Comments Off

Video-Enhanced Lesson

The Developing Child: Lesson Overview

Using segments from the PBS program: The Human Spark, students learn about the changes that occur in children as they grow. (Grades 9-12)

Jun 18th, 2010 | Comments Off

The Language Spark: Video Segments

These selected video segments from the PBS series The Human Spark explore how the capacity for language develops in the human brain, and about how that capacity distinguishes us from other animals. They may be used in conjunction with the lesson plan, The Language Spark.

May 9th, 2010 | Comments Off

The Developing Child: Video Segments

These segments from the PBS program: The Human Spark, explore the changes that occur in children as they grow. They may be used alone or in conjunction with the lesson, The Developing Child.

May 8th, 2010 | Comments Off

Journey into the Brain: Video Segments

These segments from The Human Spark explore the human brain, including information about brain regions, brain activity and technologies used to explore brain activity.

May 8th, 2010 | Comments Off

Full Episode

Program Three: Brain Matters: Video: Full Episode

Peer into Alan Alda's head as we uncover where our most human abilities reside. Watch the full episode now.

Jan 19th, 2010 | 23 comments

Video Excerpt: Social Networks and the Spark

Alan Alda finds out how human social networks compare to those of chimps and watches babies pick cooperative puppets over those that won't play.

Jan 17th, 2010 | 6 comments

Web-Exclusive Video: Mirror Neurons

What in the world are mirror neurons? And why might they be important for humans to possess?

Jan 12th, 2010 | 11 comments
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