Brain Safety Case Study

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Brain Safety Following the theme of brain safety, these lesson plans use different approaches to teach students from grades 6-12 about Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI); includes helmet safety egg drop experiment and brief presentations on cranial nerve assessments and concussion. Information Packet Egg Drop Grades 6-8 Lesson Plan This activity is designed to introduce middle school students to concussions and helmet safety. Students will participate in a discussion covering concussions followed by an egg drop demonstration, where students will create their own helmets. Cranial Nerve Examination Grades 9-12 Lesson Plan This activity goes over traumatic brain injuries, focusing mainly on concussions. The module teaches high school students the…show more content…
Brief interactive lessons are provided about the importance of wearing a helmet, some major parts of our brain and how they interact with our ability to sense the world and make movements. Information Packet Helmet Safety Grades K-2 Lesson Plan This activity introduces the brain and brain safety to elementary students. The activities students will engage in include reading along to a children’s book about helmet safety, observing a melon drop helmet demonstration, learning how to fit a helmet, and coloring a five senses worksheet. Introduction to the Brain Grades 3-5 Lesson Plan This lesson plan introduces middle school students to the brain and its many functions. The activities students will engage in include reading along to a children’s book about your brain, learning how to fit a helmet, making pipe cleaner neurons, and learning the lobes of your brain and their function. Neuroanatomy This module allows students to learn about the basic functions of a brain including the regions, functions, and structure by performing brain dissections using a nonhuman animal or observing a real human brain. Information…show more content…
These activities include engaging students in a classroom discussion regarding common drugs of abuse, the classification of drugs, how addiction develops, and observing the physiological effects of two different drugs on a nonhuman animal model. Information Packet Bugs on Drugs Grades 5-8 Lesson Plan These activities include discussion and hands on experiments to teach students about the effects of drugs of abuse. Information includes how drugs work, different categories of drugs, major theories of addiction, and a demonstration of the physiological effects of drugs on a non-human animal Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders These activities cover the symptoms and physiology of various neurological disorders including migraine, Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis. Additional activities cover treatment and recovery from traumatic brain injury and stroke, including therapy and issues around universal design. Information Packet Therapeutic Interventions for Brain Injury Grades 6-12 Lesson Plan This lesson plan introduces students to different therapies used for brain injury intervention, describes how brain injuries can impairs one’s ability to perform everyday activities, and develop equipment to assist those with brain injuries. Neurological Disorders Grades 9-12 Lesson

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