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image of a scanned brain showing a lengthwise view from ear to ear, showing the groves and indentations of the person’s brain



Grade Levels

Grades 5-8, Grades 9-12


Lesson Plans / Activities

This activity will allow students to learn about reaction time (the time interval between the presentation of a stimulus and the body’s voluntary reaction to that stimulus) and how reaction time might be affected by lack of sleep.
How Quick Are Your Responses? [123KB PDF file]
This activity is part of The Brain in Space.