Teaching resources

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A Spin Around the Brain

The technique of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) is introduced, as well as the roles of medical and research staff.  Students are guided in planning a hypothetical study usring fMRI.

KS3 - MRI Brain Briefing
KS4 - Watching the Brain at Work
KS5 - The Plastic Brain
In this activity, students become multidisciplinary teams of hospital staff working on new leaflets or videos to help patients prepare for MRI scans.
This activity introduces students to an exciting technique at the forefront of brain research, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Students are guided in planning an investigation using fMRI and helps them to recruit and instruct volunteers for their hypothetical study.
This activity introduces students to exciting applications of a technique at the forefront of brain research, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Students are guided in creating a scientific poster to report on a piece of scientific research.