Students learn that the brain continually creates new neural pathways and alters existing ones in order to adapt to new experiences, learn new information and create new memories.
- Students develop an understanding of the long-lasting functional changes in the brain that occur when we learn new things or memorise new information.
By the end of this lesson, students will understand that:
- the brain strengthens and grows with use
- learning and practising challenging tasks helps the brain to form new connections and to grow.
Content review: Parts of the brain 10 min
- Divide the class into small groups.
- Instruct students to use one piece of A3 paper and a box of coloured pens to draw and label the functions of the brain.
- Ask students to share their drawings with the class.
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