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/).
- 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.