Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to Neuroscience and the Senses!

  • 2

    Course Information for Parents / Facilitators

    • Introduction to Blind Studies for this Unit

    • Materials List for Neuroscience: Making Sense of the Senses

    • Advanced Preparation for Lessons with Blind Studies

    • Lesson 1 - Lesson Plan and Background

    • Lesson 2 - Lesson Plan and Background

    • Lesson 3 - Lesson Plan and Background

    • Lesson 4 - Lesson Plan and Background

    • Lesson 5 - Lesson Plan and Background

    • Lesson 6 - Lesson Plan and Background

    • NGSS Standards for Neuroscience: Making Sense of the Senses

  • 3

    Lesson 1: The Brain & the Nervous System

    • Get Ready to Begin!

    • Video 1: Engage and Explore

    • Think & Share

    • Get Ready to Continue

    • Video 2: Explain and Elaborate

    • Lesson 1 Vocabulary

    • The Brain & the Nervous System Exit Ticket

  • 4

    Lesson 2: The Sense of Touch

    • Get Ready to Begin!

    • Video 1: Engage and Explore

    • Think & Share

    • Get Ready to Continue

    • Video 2: Explain and Elaborate

    • Lesson 2 Vocabulary

    • Sense of Touch Exit Ticket

  • 5

    Lesson 3: Sense of Smell

    • Get Ready to Begin!

    • Video 1: Engage and Explore

    • Think & Share

    • Get Ready to Continue

    • Video 2: Explain and Elaborate

    • Lesson 3 Vocabulary

    • Sense of Smell Exit Ticket

  • 6

    Lesson 4: Sense of Sight

    • Get Ready to Begin!

    • Video 1: Engage and Explore

    • Illusions Slideshow

    • Think & Share

    • Get Ready to Continue

    • Video 2: Explain and Elaborate

    • Lesson 4 Vocabulary

    • Sense of Sight Exit Ticket

  • 7

    Lesson 5: Sense of Hearing

    • Get Ready to Begin!

    • Video 1: Engage and Explore

    • Think & Share

    • Get Ready to Continue

    • Video 2: Explain and Elaborate

    • Lesson 5 Vocabulary

    • Sense of Hearing Exit Ticket

  • 8

    Lesson 6: Sense of Taste

    • Get Ready to Begin!

    • Video 1: Engage and Explore

    • Think & Share

    • Get Ready to Continue

    • Video 2: Explain and Elaborate

    • Lesson 6 Vocabulary

    • Sense of Taste Exit Ticket

  • 9

    Wrapping up

    • Additional Resources

    • Exit Survey