Neuroscience Resources for Children

The brain is a fascinating and highly complex organ.  However, there are neuroscience resources aimed at children so that they can be introduced to this captivating topic early on.

 

  • The Dana Foundation

The Dana Foundation has brain-related resources specifically targeting children.  These fun activities include virtual experiments, games and activities to increase brain awareness (http://www.dana.org/kids/ and http://www.dana.org/downloads/kids/).  The activities are sorted according to age group and includes resources designed for primary school children.  The publications section of the website includes the Mindboggling workbooks, which provide free brain-related puzzles and activities for school children, as well as questions and answers, and glossaries (http://www.dana.org/BAW/Publications/).

http://www.dana.org/

 

  • Neuroscience for Kids

The University of Washington has compiled a set of internet resources for children that includes links to games, interesting facts, puzzles, movies, experiments and more.

https://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/interr.html

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