Brain Poster Work Time
Take 15 minutes and finish up your poster for your assigned brain part. See yesterday’s blog post for details and assignments.
Brain Hemisphere Overview Lecture
Split Brain Test
Students take the hemisphere test here, to determine which hemisphere is dominant. After you take the test, record your results, chart yourself on the class chart on the whiteboard.
Split Brain Demo
Now, we’re going to demonstrate what happens if the Corpus Collosum is cut, and your hemispheres can’t communicate with one another! You will find a partner, and I'll run you and your partner through a series of tasks.
Scientific American Episode: The Man With Two Brains
Watch the first 10 minutes of this episode. As you watch, write down three interesting things you learned.
Debrief with class.
Finish brain poster if you didn't finish in class. Be ready to present and hang it on Monday.