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K-1: The Senses

Author(s): Barbara Tharp, MS, Michael Vu, MS, Delinda Mock, BA, Christopher Burnett, BA, and Nancy Moreno, PhD.

The Brain Diagram

Extension

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? 

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