K-1: The Senses
The Brain Diagram
The human brain weighs about three pounds. Ask students, What other things weigh around three pounds and are about the same size as your brain or the water balloon brain? Why do you think that the water balloon brain is about the same size as a human brain?
Keywords: brain | brain stem | central nervous system | cerebellum | cerebrum | five senses | senses
- Tharp, B., Vu, M., Mock, D., Burnett, C., and Moreno, N. (2015). K-1: The Senses Teacher’s Guide. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. All rights reserved. ISBN: 978-1-888997-87-3
- Illustration by M.S. Young © Baylor College of Medicine.
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Funded by the following grant(s)
National Institutes of Health: Blueprint for Neuroscience Education, National Institute on Drug Abuse and Science Education Partnership Award program, Office of the Director, Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs.
The Learning Brain: Interactive Inquiry for Teachers and Students
Grant Number: RD25DA033006