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Brain and the Nervous System, The


Brain and the Nervous System, The

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Item Number:
SM N6751
Price:
$39.95
Format:
VHS
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Length:
23 min.
Copyright:
2001
Closed Caption:
Yes
Producer:
Schlessinger Media
Grade Level:
5 - 8
ISBN:
1572254084
UPC:
753201045034
Summary:
The Brain & the Nervous System takes viewers on a tour of these critical parts of the human body. Kids will learn about the three key parts of the nervous system -- the brain, spinal cord and nerves -- all made up of special cells called neurons that transmit electrical impulses throughout the body. They'll discover the different types of neurons -- sensory, motor and associative -- each with a specialized function. Reflex actions are discussed, as well as an in-depth look at the three main parts of the brain: cerebrum, cerebellum and brain stem. Includes a visit with two neurologists and a fun hands-on activity that allows kids to test their ability to learn. One of 10 volumes in the Human Body in Action Video Series in the Schlessinger Science Library. Part of the Schlessinger Science Library in Action Collection. This title is based on the concepts outlined in the National Science Education Standards for Life Science: structure & function in living systems, reproduction & heredity, regulation & behavior and diversity & adaptations of organisms. A teacher's guide is included and available online.

Only available in the US.


Series Name:
    Human Body in Action Video Series



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