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This comprehensive Middle School NGSS LAB is designed to align with the NGSS Middle School MS-LS1-8 standard "gather and synthesize information that sensory receptors respond to stimuli by sending messages to the brain for immediate behavior or storage as memories".
Over 23 pages of student activities complete and compliment this engaging resource.
Here's what's included in these Science Stations
Visual Station – at this station the students will see various optical stimuli and answer questions in their student record sheets based on their observations.
Auditory Station – at this station the students will go to a Youtube link to listen to auditory illusions and answer questions based on the clip.
Reading Station – here the students will read a short account of how the brain sends and receives sensory messages and answer questions in their student record sheets.
Identify Station – this station allows the students to explore and identify the functions of the various parts of the brain.
Rapid Response Station – at this station the students will see how quickly they can respond to a stimulus. Their competitive spirit will show!
Memorize – here the students are presented with 12 animals. They have 30s to try to memorize the position of each animal. They will need a timer (stopwatch or similar) for this station.
This resource is found in the complete 5E lesson found here.
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