University of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Neuroscience Network

Resources for High School Teachers

Kid's Judge Reverse Science Fair: Have your student compete for university bursaries and other top prizes!

Free Brain Facts book: Download or order a free hardcopy (need to pay shipping and handling) of Brain Facts: a book designed to teach high school students about the brain.

Human Anatomy on-Line - Free on-line atlas of the human body

Human Brain Atlas (Some 3D content) - includes MRI images

Mind of Matter - Designed to increase awareness of the effect of drugs on the mind and body - plenty of teach resources and information including the Teaching Guide including understandable presentations on the following topics:

  • Marijuana
  • Opiates
  • Inhalants
  • Hallucinogens
  • Methamphetamine
  • Stimulants
  • Steroids
  • Nicotine
  • Searching for Answers: Families and Brain Disorders

    Searching for Answers: From Understanding Principles to Optimizing Function

    Brain Briefings: A series of two-page newsletters explaining how basic neuroscience discoveries lead to clinical applications

    Brain Research Success Stories: designed to tell the public about the recent successes and future potential of neuroscience. They explain how neurological and psychiatric disorders can be overcome only through continued increases in federal biomedical funding.

    Conditions, Disorders and Diseases: Index of information

    Brain Backgrounders: Answers to basic neuroscience questions

    Public Resources: Great resource for all teachers and students. Contents include:

    Brain Structure
    Careers in Neuroscience
    Emotions
    How Things Work
    Images
    Information about Disorders
    Lesson Plans & Activities
    Memory
    Neurotransmitters
    Publications & Transcripts
    Resources for Students & Teachers Best Picks
    The Nervous System & the Spinal Cord
    The Senses

    Great sites for high school students!!

    The Exploratorium Revealing Bodies
    Mini-Med School
    Biomedical Engineering Society National Internships
    National Institutes of Health Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research
    National Institutes of Health Summer Program In The Neurological Sciences
    National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship Program
    National Undergraduate Research Clearinghouse
    Science Next Wave Magazine Career Resources
    Snapshots of Science & Medicine