Brainiac- Fifth Grade
Unit Essential Questions
“It is not how smart you are, but HOW you are
What is learning?
Why are neurons called the basic building blocks of the nervous system?
Why does our brain never stop working?
How is the brain like a highway?
How does the brain control the body?
What is the difference between the right brain and the left brain?
DAY 1 BRAIN SURVEY & INVENTORIES
EQ- Explain the quote, “It’s not how smart you are, but HOW you are smart.”
Screen Time CPS
(does Brainology Website
EQ- Why does our brain never stop thinking?
Day 1 Video Hook
Day 1 AFTER Inquiry Lesson
Brainology Website to Explore
EQ-Explain how your senses use the world around
them to relay information to the brain.
The Brain and Your Senses
Brain Senses Power Point
EQ- What are the parts of the brain and why are they important?
The Brain Made Simple
Interactive Brain Model
MRI Brain Pictures
Metaphorical Neuron Research Resources
EQ- Explain how a nerve signal travels through the parts of a neuron.