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Brain Lab Activity Guides

There are a lot of great resources on line for many activities like Backyard Brains, Brainu.org and Neuroscience for Kids. Below, we listed activities that we used in the Big Sky BrainLab. They are written for our museum educators to perform with museum guests but they can easily be performed in classroom settings. Explore and enjoy! We hope these blow your mind!

Brain Games Guide

Candy DNA Guide

Cow Eye Dissection Guide

Did you hear that? Guide

Eyesight Guide and Blindspot Sheet

Fruit Fly Fun Guide 

Glowing Cells Guide and slideshow

Memory Activities Guide

Pipecleaner Neuron Guide

Plastic Brains-what?! Guide

Savvy Smells Guide

Sheep Brain Dissection Guide

Synaptic Snowglobes Guide

Taste Test Guide

Touch Activities Guide

Zombie Brain Activity Guide

Field Trip Lesson Plans

We have had a wonderful time developing and testing material for all ages for field trips. Most of our activities can be modified for all age groups. Below we've listed materials for activities that we did not readily find online as well as links to activities already on line with some of our additions. Explore and enjoy! We hope these blow your mind!

Fruit Fly Field Trip: Fruit Fly Field Trip 1 hour Lesson Plan and Fruit Fly Field Trip Slideshow

Brain Diseases Field Trip: Brain Infectious Diseases Field Trip 1 hour Lesson Plan and Brain Infectious Diseases Field Trip Slideshow