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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – July 2010

Discover the Brain’s Inner Workings

Format: Web Site and Tool Kit
Institute: National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Would you like to learn more about how the brain works? Download or order The Brain's Inner Workings, a comprehensive collection of multimedia resources and inquiry-based activities designed to help teachers and students learn about the structure, function, and cognitive aspects of the human brain. The activities are designed for grades 9–12. The full kit, which is tied to the National Science Education Standards, includes a video DVD, a companion CD with additional features, and comprehensive activity guides for teachers and students.

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You can learn more about these educational materials and how to download them or order a free copy at

This page last reviewed on October 17, 2012

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